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The European Labor Market and Technology

25 March 2014

The European Labor Market and Technology

In recent years, rapid technological progress has led to a wholesale destruction of middle-level jobs and a substantial rise in income inequality. It could also bring an era of high structural unemployment. These impacts constitute a major challenge that cannot be ignored by policymakers. They affect the fundamentals of our labor market – and might severely shake the social structure and stability of our society.

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Innovation for Personalized Health Care

30 September 2013

Innovation for Personalized Health Care

Personalization in health care is an emerging approach that could greatly benefit the financial sustainability of health-care systems and improve health outcomes. Reflected in more ‘customized’ care, personalization could help in providing more effective, efficient and appropriate care to the emergence of new disease patterns and the growing prevalence of certain chronic illnesses (e.g., cancers, obesity), caused by trends like aging and unhealthy behavior.

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Innovation for Prevention and Health

27 September 2013

Innovation for Prevention and Health

The developed world will be facing growing health challenges in the near future. Today’s ongoing trends such as the obesity epidemic, the growing prevalence of certain chronic diseases and increasing financial pressures on our health-care systems are as many symptoms of a need to change the way we look at and take care of our health.

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Shades of Graying: Research Tackling the Grand Challenge of Aging for Europe

22 August 2013

Shades of Graying: Research Tackling the Grand Challenge of Aging for Europe

The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) is very pleased to present the latest study Shades of Graying.The study looks at how research can meet aging-related challenges for Europe. It also includes a GeoRisQ Monitor, which shows the rate at which countries are aging, and detailed projections on the impact of graying on public expenditure.

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Food Security

20 April 2012

Food Security

Future Issue: Russia

30 January 2009

Future Issue: Russia

Future Issue: Urbanisation

1 November 2007

Future Issue: Urbanisation