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Asian nations face grim labour future as population ages rapidly

Graying workfoce across the region will shrink labour supply in the coming decades


Almost all Asian nations will face demographic challenges over the next two decades, and efforts to boost labour participation rates – for example, by drawing more women into the workforce and raising the retirement age – will only marginally limit the negative impact.

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First Published: Thu, September 07 2017. 02:12 IST