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Book of the 2015 Master Class "Megatrend: Global Demographic Change" available now!

Seit 2009 leitet Dr. Hans Groth, Verwaltungsratspräsident des WDA Forums, den Masterkurs "Megatrend Global Demographic Change: Tackling Business and Society Challenges in 2030 and beyond." an der Universität St. Gallen.
Der Kurs basiert auf Fallstudien, Diskussionsrunden und interaktiven Konversationen über die globalen Bevölkerungstrends im 21. Jahrhundert und ihr Einfluss auf die Wirtschaft und die Gesellschaft.
Im Jahr 2015 haben 30 Studenten aus 12 verschiedenen Nationen und aus 8 unterschiedlichen Masterprogrammen 11 Fallstudien erarbeitet. Der Fokus der Studien lag auf folgenden drei Kategorien: Globale Demografie und Geopolitik, Demografie und Wirtschaft & Gesellschaft sowie Demografische Herausforderungen in der Schweiz.
Die Themen reichten von "Patterns of Population Dynamics across the Globe" über einzelne Länder wie "Ethiopia. A country in Search of a Demographic Dividend" bis zu " Switzerland's Generation Y: How can they prepare and manage their retirement?".
Das Buch ist eine inspirierende Quelle wie sich unser "Planet Erde" möglicherweise entwickeln könnte.

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Since 2009 Dr. Hans Groth, Chairman of the Board of the WDA Forum teaches a master class "Megatrend Global Demographic Change: Tackling Business and Society Challenges in 2030 and beyond." at the University of St. Gallen.
In this year's master class 30 students form 12 different nations and from 8 different HSG Master Programs attended. They elaborated 11 unique project papers. The papers focus upon three categories: Demography and geopolitics across the globe, Demography and business & society, Demographic challenges in Switzerland. The topics in the book range from "Patterns of Population Dynamics across the Globe" to various country studies such as "Ethiopia. A country in Search of a Demographic Dividend" to "Switzerland's Generation Y: How can they prepare and manage their retirement?".
The book of the 2015 master class is an ispiring source on how our "Planet Earth" might develop in the 21st century.

New Book on Population Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa

The volume “Africa’s Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend”, edited by Dr. Hans Groth, World Demographic & Ageing Forum (WDA-Forum), and Dr. John F. May, Visiting Scholar at the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), will be published in summer 2016 by Springer Publishing. It contains contributions by respected international scholars, 40 percent of which are from sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and is expected to become a reference work. The volume analyzes the possibility for SSA to reap the benefits of a demographic dividend (DD) and reviews the various conditions that must be met.  The preparation of this volume was funded by a grant from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and a contribution from the Gillespie Foundation, Pasadena, CA.

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