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Macroeconomic Aspects of Aging and Retirement

  • Geeta NairEmail author
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This book will focus on the role of aging and rising life expectancy in the arena of higher education in present times in particular, and on the promotion of human development/welfare in general. The researcher brings out the importance of pension as a tool of welfare promotion for all categories of workers, thus not excluding the uncovered segments in the informal sector and private companies with no pensions as jobs are largely irregular and temporary in nature. In general, the international forums led by the ILO and trade unions worldwide champion the cause of labor welfare and teachers benefits across the globe. This is important to protect the nobility of the teaching profession, particularly in nations like India where social security promoted by the welfare state is largely missing. This in turn is crucial for nurturing generations of students for aiding human development of the teacher and the taught. Thus, socialist setups were based on societal growth where education and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.H.R. College of Commerce and EconomicsMumbaiIndia

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