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Demography and the Economy

John B. Shoven, editor

Conference held April 11-12, 2008
Published in November 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2011 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):, PE, LS

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431 pages
ISBN: 0-226-75472-3

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: John B. Shoven (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: John B. Shoven (p. 1 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Future of American Fertility: Samuel H. Preston, Caroline Sten Hartnett (p. 11 - 36) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Gopi Shah Goda (p. 36 - 41) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Fertility Theories: Can They Explain the Negative Fertility-Income Relationship?: Larry E. Jones, Alice Schoonbroodt, Michèle Tertilt (p. 43 - 100) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Amalia R. Miller (p. 101 - 105) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility: Adam Isen, Betsey Stevenson (p. 107 - 140) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Enrico Moretti (p. 140 - 142) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Adjusting Government Policies for Age Inflation: John B. Shoven, Gopi Shah Goda (p. 143 - 162) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Warren C. Sanderson (p. 162 - 168) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Old Europe Ages: Reforms and Reform Backlashes: Axel Börsch-Supan, Alexander Ludwig (p. 169 - 204) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Alan J. Auerbach (p. 205 - 207) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Final Inequality: Variance in Age at Death: Shripad Tuljapurkar (p. 209 - 221) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Victor R. Fuchs (p. 222 - 225) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Demographic Trends, Housing Equity, and the Financial Security of Future Retirees: James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, David A. Wise (p. 227 - 287) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Thomas Davidoff (p. 287 - 292) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Aging Populations, Pension Operations, Potential Economic Disappointment and Its Allocation: Sylvester J. Schieber (p. 293 - 325) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Steven F. Venti (p. 326 - 331) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Financing Medicare: A General Equilibrium Analysis: Orazio Attanasio, Sagiri Kitao, Giovanni L. Violante (p. 333 - 366) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Moshe Buchinsky (p. 366 - 370) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Italians Are Late: Does It Matter?: Francesco C. Billari, Guido Tabellini (p. 371 - 412) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Luigi Pistaferri (p. 412 - 417) (bibliographic info) (download)
Indexes: John B. Shoven (p. 419 - 431) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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