Tag Archives: Africa

2018 and Africa’s Politically and Economically Marginalized Groups

January 17, 2018


African Continent on Tiles

John Mukum Mbaku discusses some of the stuggles that minority groups in Africa have faced.


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The Global Age Transition and Economic Prospects – by Andrew Mason

July 11, 2013

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photo credit:  conorwithonen via Flickr cc

photo credit: conorwithonen via Flickr cc

11 July is World Population Day.  The number of people on the planet has passed the 7 billion mark, presenting both challenges and opportunities – with implications on economic development, sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment.  Alongside this rise in the population we are also witnessing a demographic revolution that is affecting economies around the world – population aging.  Andrew Mason, co-editor of Population Aging And The Generational Economy, explores the costs and potential benefits of this phenomenon.


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