LIFECON Life course and economic implications of demographic change

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What is LIFECON about?

Population ageing challenges the resiliency of the welfare state. In the LIFECON project, we aim to find solutions for this. We focus on different phases of the life course, including family formation, working life, and health and care at the end of life. We also study the implications of demographic change for the macroeconomy and public finances.

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Welcome to DEMOGRAPHY Kick-off event in 15.8.2022:  Effective solutions to demogrpahic change. Join us in the Strategic Research DEMOGRAPHY program’s Kick-off event where we will discuss declining fertility, decreasing working-age population, and increasing life expectancy. The event will be held at Musiikkitalo in Helsinki and the event is open to everyone.

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The long-term sustainability of the welfare state requires timely fiscal policy decisions that adapt to population changes. The burden should not be passed on to future generations.
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