ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.6
Publication Type: Policy briefs
Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination
SDGs: Agenda 2030
Keywords: Demographic analysis, Population, Population dynamics, Social development
Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Social Development Bulletin Vol 6, No. 2
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.