Café Economique Session, Wednesday February 29th 2012
Venue: Fade, 171 Mansfield Road Nottingham, NG1 3FR
Non-alcoholic refreshments like tea and coffee also available for those who want them up to 9pm.
Relationship Between the Generations
Can we be sure life expectancy will continue to grow and thus that there will continue to be higher numbers of older people dependent on fewer younger people? What are the implications if this happens? Does it matter that the finance sector has taken over the provision of many pensions and what has been their role? The idea of “sustainability” is supposed to be about not negatively effecting the ability of future generations to meet their needs – how does that affect the debate about inter-generational distribution and justice? What is the role for elder people in society?