Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is a young region, where people over 60 years of age represent - on average - 11% of the total population. However, it is expected to experience the highest rate of population aging in the world in the coming decades.
The aging of LAC will bring great challenges for the region, and at the same time great opportunities for economic development derived from a more productive longevity.
In order to create synergies and greater integration among those working in the Silver Economy, the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) offers this space to share the latest in financing, knowledge and connection.
Project Number: AR-T1262
Project Number: PE-T1501
Project Number: UR-T1246
Project Number: AR-T1294
Project Number: UR-T1280
Project Number: PE-T1454
Through the "silver economy", senior citizens are a source of business for the private sector. Financial inclusion of this growing population segment will create opportunities throughout the region
Did you know that people over 60 years old account for more than 50% of total consumer spending in several industrialized economies? This population segment is becoming a driver of employment, growth, and innovation.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) with its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, has announced the results of the Silver Economy Innovation for Inclusion Challenge.
A Mapping of Actors and Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean
Aging as an Opportunity for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Inclusion
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