Powerpoint presentation: Transfers to older people in developing countries reduce poverty and support growth and development (PDF, 550KB)
- February 2012 - Project leader, Armando Barrientos, was interviewed by DWS Global Financial Institute and discusses some of the findings from the project:
- 22nd December 2011 - HelpAge International Pension Watch briefing paper #7 about the project produced by Armando Barrientos & Peter Lloyd-Sherlock.
- 16th May 2011 - Julia Mase presented at the University of Manchester SED PGR conference.
- 20th - 29th March 2011 - Team members traveled to Brazil and South Africa to disemination project findings via a number of organised workshops.
- 20th December 2010 - NDA programme & HelpAge International workshop: 'Global Ageing and Development - Where Next?'
- 2nd December 2010 - Daily Dispatch newspaper article: Tackling Old Age Poverty - Why Brazil is racing ahead of SA (PDF 597 KB).
A research project that examines the dynamic effects of individual ageing on the wellbeing of older people and their households in Brazil and South Africa, with a view to informing appropriate policies to address the challenges of accelerated population ageing in developing countries. The main hypothesis organizing the research is that the contribution of older people to social and economic development is a primary factor determining the dynamics of their, and their households', wellbeing.
Please direct questions and requests for further information to:
Professor Armando Barrientos - firstname.lastname@example.org
Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester,
HBS, Oxford Rd., Manchester M13 9PL, U.K.
Tel: +44 (0)161 306 6436