Richard Jackson

President, Global Aging Institute

Contact Information
Global Aging Institute
6302 Golf Course Square
Alexandria, VA 22307
Phone: 703-360-3281
Richard Jackson is an internationally recognized authority on global aging and retirement policy. He is president of the Global Aging Institute (GAI), a nonprofit research and educational organization dedicated to improving understanding of the economic, social, and geopolitical challenges created by demographic change, and especially population aging, in the United States and around the world. Richard is the author or co-author of numerous policy studies, including Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debate; The Global Aging Preparedness Index; and The Graying of the Great Powers: Demography and Geopolitics in the 21st Century, on which he collaborated with Neil Howe. He has spoken on aging-related issues at dozens of conferences in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States, and is widely quoted in the media. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Yale University.

001 - Shape of Things to Come: Demographic Decline, Economic Stagnation and Geopolitical Instability 2024 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2024)

The Economics and Geopolitics of Aging 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 18, 2023)

The Macroeconomics of Aging 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 19, 2022)

Population Issues 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2021)

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)