Aging and Technological Advances by Pauline K. Robinson, Judy Livingston, James E. Birren

By Pauline K. Robinson, Judy Livingston, James E. Birren

The chapters and experiences during this booklet were chosen from displays at a Symposium on "Aging and Technological Advances" held in August, 1983 on the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology middle of the collage of Southern California. The Symposium used to be made attainable through a supply from the NATO particular Programme Panel on Human components, and the aid of this software is gratefully said. individuals of the Symposium Advisory Board have been James E. Birren, Judy Livingston, Erhard Olbrich, Victor Regnier, Pauline Robinson, Thomas Singleton, Arnold Small, Harvey Sterns, and Alvar Svanborg. Professor Lambros Houssiadas additionally supplied useful encouragement. Appreciation is usually prolonged to the Andrew Norman Institute for complex learn in Gerontology and Geriatrics for help of making plans actions top as much as the Symposium and for aid of occasions surrounding the Symposium itself. A beneficiant present from The UPS starting place to the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology heart made attainable the compilation, modifying and training of this manuscript and helped to aid Symposium ac ti vi ties. We thank David Bergstone and Mary Margaret Ragan who jointly conscientiously and assuredly prepared and performed the typing of the manuscript.

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Labor force statistics indicate that the participation rate of older men declines as economic development proceeds. 5 percent in the most developed nations. Hence, the age limits of dependency are a function of development and economic growth. , slowing population growth is paired with lowering the age of labor force withdrawal and raising the age of entry, the favorable effect of slowing population growth on dependency is moderated. Taking expected labor force participation changes into account, Table 3 illustrates a measure of old age economic dependency.

Slowing population growth is paired with lowering the age of labor force withdrawal and raising the age of entry, the favorable effect of slowing population growth on dependency is moderated. Taking expected labor force participation changes into account, Table 3 illustrates a measure of old age economic dependency. These data indicate the number of persons in the labor force under age 65 for each person aged 65 and over in some of the developed countries for the last half of the twentieth century.

These and other government retirement policies could be used to encourage continued work. Developing countries may be able to avoid sharp declines in the labor force participation of their elderly by avoiding policies that encourage early retirement. Specifically, they could resist the temptation to lower the age of eligibility for their maturing social security systems. However, many developing countries have relatively low ages for old age benefits and these countries may need to consider raising these ages as the life expectancy improves.

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