Income transfers to the elderly in East Asia
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Published by Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics in London .
Written in English

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StatementHuck-ju Kwon.
SeriesCASEpaper -- 27
ContributionsLondon School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion., Economic and Social Research Council.
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Open LibraryOL18173613M

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Kwon, Huck-Ju () Income transfers to the elderly in East Asia: testing Asian values. CASEpaper (27). Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of . This suggests that Confucian ethics are still working. Private transfers, however, fail to secure the minimum standards of living of the elderly. The elderly households are far more prone to poverty. The findings of this paper support the case for state action to protect the living standards of the elderly in East by: 9. Income Transfers to the Elderly in East Asia: Testing Asian Values. By Huck-ju Kwon. Get PDF (86 KB) Abstract. This article examines the role of family and the state in relation to the living standards of the elderly in East Asia. It tries to test whether familial arrangement according to Confucian ethics, which are still taken seriously in Author: Huck-ju Kwon. The and East Asian and Welfare Model and Asian Values and Ii. The and Welfare Mix Elderly}, title = {Income Transfers to the Elderly in East Asia: Testing Asian Values Huck-ju Kwon Contents}, year = {}} Share. OpenURL. Abstract.

'Population aging is altering the demographic landscape of Asia, turning a once-young continent into an increasingly older one. Aging has far-reaching ramifications for Asia, especially for economic growth and old-age income security. This book examines these issues with a great deal of analytical rigor and conceptual clarity. Old-age Income Security and Private Transfers in South Korea. Published in: Journal of Aging & Social Policy, v. 21, no. 4, , p. Posted on on Janu by Jinkook Lee, Youngae Lee. Related Topics: East Asia, The Elderly, Poverty, South Korea; View related products. We examined the relative contributions of government income support programs and familial transfers to old-age income security in Korea. This issue is critical, as policy reforms are in progress, and the potential crowding-out effect of government programs on familial transfer is at the center of heated debate. Using the Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging, we found that one-third of the. public transfers cause shouldthe arrangement to increase Edmonds(, Mammen, and Miller ). Imagine the opposite case where elders who do not receive customary support from children feel dejected. Lundberg and Pollak () argue providing that additional income to an individual may increase his or her influence within the family.

  Asia's elderly population is projected to reach nearly million by the middle of this century. As a result, the region is on track in the next few decades to become one of the oldest in the world. Governments in Asia are generally poorly prepared for this vast change that will have wide social and economic consequences. Southeast and East Asian countries are undergoing varying stages of population ageing. The social, economic and political implications of population ageing will be enormous, and because of the fast speed of ageing in the region, the countries cannot afford the luxury of time for the gradual evolution of social and structural support systems and networks for the older population. Reducing elderly poverty in Thailand: the role of Thailand's pension and social assistance programs (English) Abstract. This policy note examines Thailand's programs for preventing poverty among the elderly, and suggests options for improving the effectiveness of these programs. in North and Central Asia, 42 percentage points for South and South-West Asia and 38 percentage points for South-East Asia. When one takes into account the difference in the average age at marriage and the longer life expectancy of women, older women outlive their spouses on an average by a range of 4 to 10 years. 4 World Health Organisation.