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Ageing, wellbeing and development A comparative study of Brazil and South Africa

Research: Key Documents




Project News & Events



  • 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.





Homepage of Ageing, wellbeing and development research


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 -
Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester,
HBS, Oxford Rd., Manchester M13 9PL, U.K.
Tel: +44 (0)161 306 6436

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