Aging Societies: The Global Dimension

Aging Societies: The Global Dimension

by Barry P. Bosworth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815710267

ISBN-13: 9780815710264

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

By 2030, when most American baby boomers will have retired, all the large industrial economies will see a massive increase in the old age population. This book examines population aging and its implications for public retirement programs in the five largest industrial economies - Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States. The authors report on national…  See more details below

Overview

By 2030, when most American baby boomers will have retired, all the large industrial economies will see a massive increase in the old age population. This book examines population aging and its implications for public retirement programs in the five largest industrial economies - Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States. The authors report on national demographic trends, examine the current living conditions of the aged population, explain the structure of the retirement system, and estimate future budgetary costs of the public programs. They also discuss national debates over the potential reform of public retirement systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815710264
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Population Aging and Economic Performance1
2Population Aging and Retirement Income Provision in the European Union33
3Population Aging and French Economic Performance111
4Population Aging and German Economic Performance148
5Population Aging and Japanese Economic Performance240
6Population Aging and American Economic Performance267
Index311

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