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Resource ID: #15393
Subject: Economics
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Date: 1-Mar-99


U.S. News & World Report tells that there is a new problem for mankind. Global aging. Next year, for the first time in history, people over 60 will outnumber kids 14 or younger in industrial countries. Even more startling, the population o the Third World, while still comparatively youthful, is aging faster than that of the rest of the world. An that means trouble. For one thing, the cost of supporting a burgeoning elderly population will place enormous strains on the world economy.

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