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The economic consequences of demographic change in East Asia

Author: Takatoshi Itō; Andrew Rose
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.
Series: NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics (Series), v. 19.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Almost all industrial countries have experienced falling fertility & mortality rates, leading to an aging population & a consequent increase in government spending. This volume offers a survey of demographic change in East Asia & how this has affected the economy of the region.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economic consequences of demographic change in East Asia.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009045172
(OCoLC)460935770
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Takatoshi Itō; Andrew Rose
ISBN: 9780226386881 0226386880 9786612894701 6612894709
OCLC Number: 698681359
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 389 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The demographic transition and economic growth in the Pacific Rim / Andrew Mason, Ronald Lee, and Sang-Hyop Lee ; comments: Jocelyn E. Finlay, Jong-Wha Lee --
Population aging and economic growth in Asia / David E. Bloom, David Canning, and Jocelyn E. Finlay ; comments: Roberto S. Mariano, Kwanho Shin --
Demographic transition, human capital accumulation, and economic growth: some evidence from cross-country and Korean microdata / Chin Hee Hahn and Chang-Gyun Park ; comments: Meng-Chun Liu, Chulhee Lee --
Japan's unprecedented aging and changing intergenerational transfers / Naohiro Ogawa, Andrew Mason, Amonthep Chawla, and Rikiya Matsukura ; comments: Worawan Chandoevwit, Alejandro N. Herrin --
Pension issues in Japan: how can we cope with the declining population?/ Noriyuki Takayama ; comments: Worawan Chandoevwit, Hyungpyo Moon --
The effects of demographic change on public education in Japan / Fumio Ohtake and Shinpei Sano ; comments: Dae Il Lim, Chang-Gyun Park --
Intergenerational transfers and old-age security in Korea / Hisam Kim ; comment: Jiyeun Chang --
Labor force participation of older males in Korea: 1955-2005 / Chulhee Lee ; comments: Kyungsoo Choi, Fumio Ohtake --
Long-term effects of early-life development: evidence from the 1959 to 1961 China famine / Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund, Hongbin Li, and Junsen Zhang ; comments: Ronald Lee, Naohiro Ogawa --
Demographic transition, childless families, and economic growth / Francis T. Lui ; comments: Hongbin Li, Roberto S. Mariano.
Series Title: NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics (Series), v. 19.
Responsibility: edited by Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose.

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Studies show that almost all industrial countries have experienced dramatic decreases in both fertility and mortality rates. East Asia exemplifies these trends. This title offers a look at how  Read more...

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