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Atlantic Dialogues 2014 - Leveraging Demographic Change for Growth and Innovation

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Published on Oct 26, 2014

Leveraging Demographic Change for Growth and Innovation
Introduction: Mr. Kevin Cottrell, Director, Transatlantic Leadership Initiatives, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Ms. Ibone Bengoetxea, Deputy Mayor of the Bilbao City Hall, Councilor for Culture & Education — Bilbao City Council
Dr. Justin Gest, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Mr. Mickey Ibarra, President and Founder, Ibarra Strategy Group
Ms. Imane Lahlou, Technical Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Moderator: Mr. Adnan Kifayat, Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

The world’s population is expected to reach over 9 billion by 2050, stressing existing systems and resources. While low fertility and longer life spans shift the financial burden for social services to a shrinking percentage of the workforce in high income countries, a burgeoning young population is moving to cities at a rapidly increasing rate in much of the rest of the world. As people around the globe choose or are forced to move, countries, regions, and cities must constantly adapt to new demographic realities, whether through the loss or gain of populations. Current population growth, coupled with the wide-scale movement of people both internationally (across borders and regions) and within countries (between urban and rural areas), presents significant opportunities and challenges for leaders across sectors.

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