Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Social Development Bulletin Vol 6, No. 2 Skip to main content

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Social Development Bulletin Vol 6, No. 2

Symbol: 
E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.6
Issued in: 
2017

This bulletin sheds light on the changes in age structure that result from the interplay between population dynamics and create a demographic window of opportunity that could lead to rapid economic growth. It highlights the importance of creating an enabling policy environment to reap the demographic dividend and developing a methodology for the estimation of its size.