The Future is Older

AUTHOR: LANT PRITCHETT

OECD countries are rapidly aging – their working age populations are shrinking, while their elderly populations are growing. This has significant fiscal and economic implications for these societies, yet thus far there has been no serious policy response. In this blog, Lant Pritchett explores these historically unprecedented and largely ignored trends.

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The Least You Can Do for Global Poverty Is Better than the Best You Can Do

AUTHOR: LANT PRITCHETT

This post was first published at the Center for Global Development.

Workers with equal intrinsic productivity make higher wages working in a more productive place.

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