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Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population
Aging and the Macroeconomy Long-Term Implications of an Older Population
Author: Committee on the Long-Run Macro-Economic Effects of the Aging U.S. Population, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
The United States is in the midst of a major demographic shift. In the coming decades, people aged 65 and over will make up an increasingly large percentage of the population: The ratio of people aged 65+ to people aged 20-64 will rise by 80%. This shift is happening for two reasons: people are living longer, and many couples are choosing to hav...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780309261968
ISBN-10: 0309261961
Publication Date: 12/24/2012
Pages: 256
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Publisher: National Academies Press
Book Type: Paperback
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