9780521088275

Demographic Change and Fiscal Policy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521088275

  • ISBN10:

    0521088275

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-30
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Summary

The essays in this volume discuss such timely topics as demographic change and the outlook for Social Security and Medicare in the United States; long term decision making under uncertainty; the effect of changing family structure on government spending; how the structure of public retirement policies has encouraged early retirement in some countries and not others; the response of local community spending to demographic change; and related topics. Contributors include many of the world's leading public finance economists and economic demographers.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Population forecasting for fiscal planning: issues and innovations
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Uncertainty and the design of long-run fiscal policy
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How does a community's demographic composition alter its fiscal burdens
Comment Hilary Hoynes
Comment Robert Willis
Social security, retirement incentives, and retirement behavior: an international perspective
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Aging, fiscal policy and social insurances: a European perspective
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Demographics and medical care spending: standard and non-standard effects
Comment Victor Fuchs
Projecting Social Security's finances and its treatment of postwar Americans
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Demographic change and public assistance expenditures
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