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July 2007Aging, Saving, and Public Pensions in Japan
with Charles Yuji Horioka, Tatsuo Hatta: w13273
We analyze the impact of population aging on Japan's household saving rate and on its public pension system and the impact of that system on Japan's household saving rate and obtain the following results: first, the age structure of Japan's population can explain the level of, and past and future trends in, its household saving rate; second, the rapid aging of Japan's population is causing Japan's household saving rate to decline and this decline can be expected to continue; third, the pay-as-you-go nature of the public pension system, combined with rapid population aging, created considerable intergenerational inequities and increased the saving rates of cohorts born after 1965, which in turn slowed the decline in Japan's household saving rate; and fourth, the 2004 public pension reform a...

Published: Charles Yuji HORIOKA & Wataru SUZUKI & Tatsuo HATTA, 2007. "Aging, Savings, and Public Pensions in Japan," Asian Economic Policy Review, Japan Center for Economic Research, vol. 2(2), pages 303-319. citation courtesy of

September 2006Conjoint Analysis to Estimate the Demand for Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Japan
with Seiritsu Ogura, Makoto Kawamura, Tamotsu Kadoda
in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan, David A. Wise and Naohiro Yashiro, editors
Market Concentration, Efficiency, and Quality in the Japanese Home Help Industry
with Yanfei Zhou
in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan, David A. Wise and Naohiro Yashiro, editors
Evaluating Japan’s Health Care Reform of the 1990s and Its Efforts to Cope with Population Aging
with Naohiro Yashiro, Reiko Suzuki
in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan, David A. Wise and Naohiro Yashiro, editors

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