An ageing population is generally bad news for growth prospects, but Japan and Taiwan offer important lessons.
A conversation on ageing societies, waning inequality, as well as an inflation revival.
The global economy is showing signs of recovery from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, though the spread of the coronavirus is accelerating in some countries. In this circumstance, policymakers must weigh up the trade-offs involved in dealing with the pandemic while easing lock downs and sustaining economic activity. Differences in age structures, urbanisation rates and other factors will inform decision making in different countries.