Asghar Zaidi

Asghar Zaidi is a professor of social gerontology at Seoul National University, South Korea; he is also a visiting professor at London School of Economics and senior research fellow at Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford, UK. HIs research spans measurement of active and healthy ageing, well-being of older persons, disability and data on ageing.
Asghar Zaidi
Asghar Zaidi is a professor of social gerontology at Seoul National University, South Korea; he is also a visiting professor at London School of Economics and senior research fellow at Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford, UK. HIs research spans measurement of active and healthy ageing, well-being of older persons, disability and data on ageing.

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Opinion | Ageing Hong Kong should aim to keep its elderly healthy and in a job, rather than eligible for welfare

The row over the Hong Kong government’s proposal to raise the age threshold for elderly welfare payments misses the more worthy battle to avert the negative impact of workforce decline.

22 Jan 2019 - 9:38AM

The row over the Hong Kong government’s proposal to raise the age threshold for elderly welfare payments misses the more worthy battle to avert the negative impact of workforce decline.

Ageing Hong Kong should aim to keep its elderly healthy and in a job, rather than eligible for welfare
How Hong Kong can make its ageing society an ‘age-friendly society’ that benefits everyone

With Hong Kong’s 65 and older population set to double over the next 25 years, investments in health care, education, job training, fair wages and an efficient retirement system are necessary to care for the elderly while benefiting the young.

21 Jul 2018 - 7:01PM

With Hong Kong’s 65 and older population set to double over the next 25 years, investments in health care, education, job training, fair wages and an efficient retirement system are necessary to care for the elderly while benefiting the young.

How Hong Kong can make its ageing society an ‘age-friendly society’ that benefits everyone