Gender and the Total Work of Older Workers in Asia
In Asia, aging countries with slow population growth worry about a lack of workers in the future and see older people’s labor as a potential solution. However, this leaves out the work that many older people already do: unpaid care work.
Drawing on data from Bangladesh, India, Mongolia, and Thailand, estimates in this paper show that older people, especially older women, are doing a great deal of work caring for others.
- Data and Methods
- Data Appendix
Published June 2023.
Source: Asian Development Bank.
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