Publication
Author:Worawet Suwanrada, Dharmapriya Wesumperuma
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: One Pager No. 217 – The Challenges of the Old-age Allowance System in Thailand By Worawet Suwanrada, College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University and Dharmapriya Wesumperuma, HelpAge International, East Asia Pacific Regional Development Centre The old-age allowance system in Thailand is a non-contributory social protection scheme which aims to guarantee basic income for the Thai population at the age of 60 or above. Up until 2009 such a scheme targeted the underprivileged elderly people of society, defined as those of at least 60 years of age: • without enough income to meet necessary expenses; or • who are unable to work; or • who have been abandoned; or • who are without a caregiver of any kind. (…) http://www.ipc-undp.org/pub/IPCOnePager217.pdf

keywords: The Challenges of the Old-age Allowance System in Thailand
Date Publication: 09/11/2013 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 217
Language: English