W7 Globalization - Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041)...

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Understanding Globalization Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041) (GEK 1041) TOYOTA Mika 豊豊豊豊 Department of Sociology
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Key Questions Key Questions Global ageing and the International Retirement Migration (IRM) Why do an increasing number of elderly migrate? Who are the losers and who are the winners in the process of retirement migration?
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Structure of the lecture Structure of the lecture Global ageing International Retirement Migration The case study of Southeast Asia
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Global ageing Global ageing Demographic changes : Prolonged life expectancy Increasing numbers of elderly (60+) 650 million (2006) 1.2 billion (2025) 2 billion (2050)
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Life expectancy at birth 1950- Life expectancy at birth 1950- 2010 2010
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Global Ageing as a Global Ageing as a structural structural phenomena (1) phenomena (1) Global Ageing does not simply mean the average age of a population becomes older. Ageing means the structural relation between the older and the younger people in a population: support ratio (the ratio of elderly to working population) Thus the variable of life expectancy is not enough to gauge the trend of
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The population dependency ratio An index to express the level of support of the working age group (15- 64 years old), through comparison of the relative size of the children and aged populations versus the population of the working age group. The case of Singapore
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