Posts Tagged ‘aging’

  • Aging Populations

    Apr 30, 12 • 560 Views • No Comments

    Just remember 4-2-1-whenever you think of Chinese demographics. 4 refers to 2 grandmas and 2 grandpas, 2 is their adult children and 1 is the next generation. The social fabric of China is shifting. In rural areas, the elderly population is growing as the......  [read more]

  • Industries afflicted with Baumol's Disease have slower productivity growth.

    Babies and the Elderly

    Oct 24, 11 • 487 Views • No Comments

    The beginning of life and the end of life are becoming more expensive. The number of premature babies in the U.S. has soared by 36% during the past 25 years. Caused partially by twins, triplets, (and more) from older mothers and by advances in......  [read more]

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    Random Notes From Recent News

    Oct 19, 10 • 343 Views • No Comments

    1. Among the U.N.’s 8 millennium goals for 2015, sustaining aging populations was not included. Why? 2. You might want to decide with whom you agree: WSJ‘s Daniel Henninger saying that “Capitalism Saved the Miners” or The Huffington......  [read more]

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    Aging Trends

    Oct 12, 10 • 472 Views • No Comments

    Baseball’s MVPs are typically younger than 30 and rarely over 35. Office workers and salespeople tend to be most productive in their early to mid-40s. Most Nobel prize winners in physics and chemistry did their innovative work before they were 50.......  [read more]