Thursday, February 6, 2014

6/2/2014: Dependency Ratios Out to 2050

You've heard many analysts talking about the 'demographic dividend' for Ireland as if young people (we still have more of them than other countries in Europe) can be locked safely within the shores of this island. But supply of emigrants from this (and any other country) is driven, in part, by the demand for younger workers in the labour forces around the world. And here things are rather testy:

So that story of the 'demographic dividend'... do we have a policy plan for protecting or securing it here in Ireland? one can only keep hoping... 
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