Social policy toward ageing society-development of pension system and the system of Long-Term Care insurance in Japan
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Instytut Polityki Społecznej Uniwersytet Warszawski
Publication date: 2020-06-01
Problemy Polityki Społecznej 2012;18:129-144
Japan has a rapidly growing population of older people. Japanese government has been developing a two sets of policies aimed at coping with this processes — a modern pension system and the Long-term Care Insurance. The purpose of this article is to present the history of both parts of Japanese social security system and to outline challenges laying ahead of them.
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