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

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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.6


Publication Type: Policy briefs

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: Inclusive development, Population dynamics & migration

SDGs: Agenda 2030

Keywords: Demographic analysis, Population, Population dynamics, Social development

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

January 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. 

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