Europe's Coming Demographic Challenge Unlocking the Value of Health

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-23
  • Publisher: Aei Press
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Examines the region's demographic challenges, the curious new phenomenon of the underworked European, and policies that stand in the way of the region benefiting from its health advantage.

Author Biography

Nicholas Eberstadt is the Henry Wendt Scholar in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
The Demographic Challenge to European Prosperityp. 1
U.S.-European Demographic Divergence: The Shape Of Things To Comep. 3
Europe's Limited Demographic Optionsp. 9
Healthy Aging: An Economic Trump Card?p. 20
Enhancing Prosperity Through Healthy Agingp. 29
Europe's Ongoing Retreat from the Workplacep. 32
Unlocking the Value of Health Through New Policy: Labor Markets, Education, and Health Carep. 41
Labor Marketsp. 43
Educationp. 45
Health-Care Policyp. 46
Concluding Remarksp. 49
Notesp. 51
Referencesp. 65
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