How Europe’s Changing Population Will Impact on Income Inequality

How Europe’s Changing Population Will Impact on Income Inequality. RAND Corporation. Benoit Guerin. July 17, 2013.

Analyzing future demographic trends will help policymakers successfully implement Europe’s poverty strategy for 2020 by reducing at-risk-of-poverty rates for a significant number of EU citizens. Sections of the population most at risk of poverty that are likely to grow in size include the elderly and migrants, as well as elderly women and single heads of households. Successfully managing the transition to an increasingly ageing population while continuing to maintain high welfare standards will depend upon continuing reform of pensions systems, healthcare systems and labour markets, according to the report. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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