Richard Jackson

President, Global Aging Institute

Contact Information

Global Aging Institute
913 Dalebrook Drive
Alexandria, VA 22308
Richard Jackson is president of the Global Aging Institute (GAI), which he founded in 2014. Prior to founding GAI, Richard directed a research program on global aging at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is an internationally recognized authority on global aging and the author or co-author of numerous policy studies on the challenges it poses, including Meeting India’s Retirement Challenge (2018); Voluntary Pensions in Emerging Markets: New Strategies for Meeting the Retirement Security Challenge (2017); From Challenge to Opportunity: Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey (2015); The Global Aging Preparedness Index, Second Edition (2013); and The Graying of the Great Powers: Demography and Geopolitics in the 21st Century (2008). Richard regularly speaks on aging-related issues and is widely quoted in the media. He holds a B.A. from SUNY at Albany and a Ph.D. from Yale University.

Macroeconomics of Aging 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 21, 2020)

Sustainability of Federal Programs – The Future of Social Security and Medicare Sustainability of Federal Programs – The Future of Social Security and Medicare Audio/Webcast (January 11, 2017)

Opportunities and Challenges for the Aging Society 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2016)


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