Tag Archives: life expectancy

Russia’s Plan to Raise Stalin-Era Pension Ages Draws Opposition

Russians worry that they will not live to collect their pension due to the proposed age increase. But to what extent is this true?

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China Vs. the US: Lifespan Gains

A child born in China today can expect to live decades longer than someone born in China in 1950.

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History of the Future

What do current conditions in rich countries tell us about the world’s future?

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How Europe and the U.S. Dropped the Baton

What does the end of U.S. and European global dominance mean for the world economy?

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Malthus, Marx and the Globalization Debate

Does Malthus or Marx have the best solution for global population growth?

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World Population — Stopping at Seven Billion?

How can countries around the world achieve a more sustainable population level?

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Africa’s L — Life Expectancy

What is the average life expectancy in Africa?

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What Would Bismarck Have Done?

Can a 19th century German leader inspire his country to solve its pension woes?

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