9: Demographic strategy: the cost of unhealthy living

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Raising the retirement age can help with the fiscal costs of living longer – but our unhealthy lives could force us to look at other options.

We’ve become used to rising life expectancy, yet lately statistics seem to show that the rate of improvement has slowed. What challenges does this pose to policymakers and how can they tackle this trap?

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Guest: Olivia Treharne, Fund Manager
Host: Mark Chappel, Investment Writer

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