Our ageing population – benefit or burden?

Sat 24 May 2014, 19:00

The Telegraph Stage, Hay Festival

Is the welfare generation a myth? What can our economy gain from an older  workforce, and how can our politicians and policy makers harness the  potential in an ageing population?


Joan Bakewell

Professor Alan Walker FBA
University of Sheffield

Chaired by Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford, President of the British Academy

To listen to the conversation, visit the British Academy Platform page on the Hay Festival website.

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