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The economic consequences of demographic change in East Asia

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
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
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economic consequences of demographic change in East Asia.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009045172
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.


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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