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The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew Rose, editors

Conference held June 19-21, 2008
Published in August 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series East Asia Seminar on Economics

NBER Program(s):AG, PE, LS

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389 pages
ISBN: 0-226-38685-6

Table of Contents

Front matter, acknowledgments, table of contents: Takatoshi Ito, Andrew Rose (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Takatoshi Ito, Andrew Rose (p. 1 - 15) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Demographic Transition and Economic Growth in the Pacific Rim: Andrew Mason, Ronald Lee, Sang-Hyop Lee (p. 19 - 55) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Jocelyn E. Finlay (p. 55 - 59) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Jong-Wha Lee (p. 59 - 60) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Population Aging and Economic Growth in Asia: David E. Bloom, David Canning, Jocelyn E. Finlay (p. 61 - 89) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Roberto S. Mariano (p. 89 - 90) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Kwanho Shin (p. 90 - 92) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Demographic Transition, Human Capital Accumulation and Economic Growth: Some Evidence from Cross-Country and Korean Microdata: Chin Hee Hahn, Chang-Gyun Park (p. 93 - 124) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Meng-chun Liu (p. 124 - 125) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Chulhee Lee (p. 125 - 127) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Japan's Unprecedented Aging and Changing Intergenerational Transfers: Naohiro Ogawa, Andrew Mason, Amonthep Chawla, Rikiya Matsukura (p. 131 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Worawan Chandoevwit (p. 160 - 163) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Alejandro N. Herrin (p. 163 - 166) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Pension Issues in Japan: How Can We Cope with the Declining Population?: Noriyuki Takayama (p. 167 - 187) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Worawan Chandoevwit (p. 187 - 189) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Hyungpyo Moon (p. 189 - 192) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Effects of Demographic Change on Public Education in Japan: Fumio Ohtake, Shinpei Sano (p. 193 - 219) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Dae Il Kim (p. 219 - 222) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Chang-Gyun Park (p. 222 - 223) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Intergenerational Transfers and Old-Age Security in Korea: Hisam Kim (p. 227 - 278) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Jiyeun Chang (p. 278 - 280) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Labor-Force Participation of Older Males in Korea: 1955 to 2005: Chulhee Lee (p. 281 - 313) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Kyungsoo Choi (p. 313 - 315) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Fumio Ohtake (p. 315 - 317) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Long-Term Effects of Early-Life Development: Evidence from the 1959 to 1961 China Famine: Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund, Hongbin Li, Junsen Zhang (p. 321 - 345) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Ronald Lee (p. 345 - 348) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Naohiro Ogawa (p. 348 - 350) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Demographic Transition, Childless Families, and Economic Growth: Francis T. Lui (p. 351 - 373) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Hongbin Li (p. 373 - 374) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Roberto S. Mariano (p. 374 - 375) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, indexes: Takatoshi Ito, Andrew Rose (p. 377 - 389) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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