By 2050, the world will have more people who are 60 and older than individuals who are 15 and younger. That’s already the case in some OECD nations, and others will reach that mark before midcentury. Businesses are realizing that this cohort is potentially lucrative in terms of wealth, spending power and talent. The World Economic Forum presents a useful overview on how an aging population can create economic opportunity. getAbstract recommends this perceptive report to executives, employers and employees grappling with graying customers and workers.
In this summary, you will learn
- How global demographics are changing;
- What challenges and opportunities an aging population presents to companies; and
- How some firms are adapting by tailoring their products, services and internal policies.
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The World Economic Forum is an independent global organization that engages leaders of business, politics, academia and society to improve the state of the world.