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Flashcards in Dealing With an Ageing Population (France) Deck (3):
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What is the aim of the policy

Encourages people to have children to produce a more favourable age structure and dependency ratio

2

Incentives of policy

1. 3 years of paid parental leave
2. Full time paid for schooling which starts at the age of 3
3. Day care for children younger than this is subsidised by the government
4. More children a woman has, the earlier she can retire on full pension

3

Particular case

Nicole Falcou, 53
Lives in Muret, close to Toulose in south-west France
Married with 3 daughters aged 14-22 which makes her entitled to extra benefits eg retiring at 50 on full pension
Works locally with disabled children

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