Journal Student’s Name University Affiliation Date JOURNAL The demographic divide as the dichotomy between the needs of young and old between developed and developing countries Demographic divide is the disparity in birth rates and death rates experienced among the world’s countries. The divide has two sides the poorest countries which are characterized by low life expectancies and very high birth rates while the other side is the rich countries which have low birth rates and high life expectancy extending past 75 years of age. According to Coale and Hoover (2015) these wealthy nations have low birth rates which guarantee population decline and create rapidly aging populations. the wealthiest and the poorest income quintiles which is 6.3 years in life expectancy and 14.3 in disability-free life expectancy for men and 2.8 and 7.6 disability-free life expectancy for women (Chernew et al. 2016). References Chernew M. Cutler D. M. Ghosh K. & Landrum M. B. (2016). Understanding the improvement in disability-free life expectancy in the US elderly population (No. w22306). National Bureau of Economic Research. Coale A. J. & Hoover E. M. (2015). Population growth and economic development. Princeton University Press. Lindgren B. (2016). The Rise in Life Expectancy Health Trends among the Elderly and the Demand for Health and Social Care (No. 142). [...]
1.Explain the demographic divide as the dichotomy between the needs of young and old between developed and developing countries. 2.Integrate Fries argument about the compression of mortality, and the dependent and active life expectancy into expectation for serving an aging population. 3.Compare disability and active life expectancy globally.