Wealth

How will you cope in the silver tsunami?

Nobel Laureates Warn of Fast-Approaching World Where One-in-Three is Retired

The world faces an aging crisis – where 30% of developed nations’ populations will be 60 or older by 2050. This global shift is already threatening to undermine the viability of many pension schemes and raises questions about how today’s young plan for their old age.



Here, five Nobel Laureates consider the impacts on our economic future. Together, William F. Sharpe, Daniel L. McFadden, Peter A. Diamond, Myron S. Scholes and Robert J. Shiller, assess the importance of intelligent immigration policies, lower benefits and saving options as part of this exclusive UBS Nobel Perspectives series.


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The world is facing an ageing crisis where 30% of developed nations’ populations will be 60 or older by 2050. How will you cope in the silver tsunami?