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The Resource Aging and the macroeconomy : long-term implications of an older population, Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic 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 of the National Academies

Aging and the macroeconomy : long-term implications of an older population, Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic 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 of the National Academies

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Aging and the macroeconomy : long-term implications of an older population
Title
Aging and the macroeconomy
Title remainder
long-term implications of an older population
Statement of responsibility
Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic 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 of the National Academies
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Language
eng
Summary
"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 have fewer children and to have those children somewhat later in life. The resulting demographic shift will present the nation with economic challenges, both to absorb the costs and to leverage the benefits of an aging population. Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population presents the fundamental factors driving the aging of the U.S. population, as well as its societal implications and likely long-term macroeconomic effects in a global context. The report finds that, while population aging does not pose an insurmountable challenge to the nation, it is imperative that sensible policies are implemented soon to allow companies and households to respond. It offers four practical approaches for preparing resources to support the future consumption of households and for adapting to the new economic landscape"-- Publisher's summary
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CaPaEBR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HB1531
LC item number
.N38 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • ebrary
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  • Age distribution (Demography)
  • Population aging
  • Older people
  • Older people
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Aging and the macroeconomy : long-term implications of an older population, Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic 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 of the National Academies
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 201-215)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Overview -- Demographic Trends -- Health and Disability in the Working-Age and Elderly Populations -- Labor Force Participation and Retirement -- Aging, Productivity, and Innovation -- Saving and Retirement Security -- Capital Markets and Rates of Return -- The Outlook for Fiscal Policy -- Research Recommendations -- References -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Population and Related Projections Made by the Committee -- Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309261975
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(CaPaEBR)ebr10863865
Label
Aging and the macroeconomy : long-term implications of an older population, Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic 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 of the National Academies
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 201-215)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Overview -- Demographic Trends -- Health and Disability in the Working-Age and Elderly Populations -- Labor Force Participation and Retirement -- Aging, Productivity, and Innovation -- Saving and Retirement Security -- Capital Markets and Rates of Return -- The Outlook for Fiscal Policy -- Research Recommendations -- References -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Population and Related Projections Made by the Committee -- Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309261975
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(CaPaEBR)ebr10863865

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