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Fiscal dimensions of population aging in Canada

Fiscal dimensions of population aging in Canada

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Published by Policy Studies Centre, University of New Brunswick in Fredericton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old age pensions -- Canada,
  • Older people -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-88).

    StatementJoe Ruggeri and Yang Zou, editors.
    ContributionsRuggeri, G. C., 1943-, Zou, Yang.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19921641M
    ISBN 101551311038
    OCLC/WorldCa84656094

    The Population Association of America had its annual meeting in New Orleans on April , An "authors meet critics" session was part of the agenda, featuring the National Transfer Accounts book "Population Aging and the Generational Economy" (lead authors Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason). Canada’s population is aging – fast. Is Canada headed towards a demographic freight train that will derail balanced budgets, a sustainable health care system and dependable retirement income? What are the trends that we should be most worried about, and what are the public policy fixes, if any, that can get Canada’s social programs back.   Designing a National Seniors Strategy for Canada IRPP Task Force on Aging W ith improvements in health and life expectancy, more of us are living into old age, and for longer than ever before (Sinha ). This fact will take on even greater significance over the next two decades as the number of Canadians aged   Canada’s ageing population is, however, shadowed by those of its economic neighbours. Of all G7 nations, Canada has the smallest population of and-overs. Worldwide, the country ranks 30th in the World Economic Forum’s Global Population Ageing Report, which ranks nations with the highest number of overs.

    The papers presented in this volume reflect advances both in methodology and in applications in the area of modeling and control of economic systems. Show less This volume contains papers presented at the IFAC symposium on Modeling and control of Economic Systems (SME ), which was held at the university of Klagenfurt, Austria.


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Population aging will generate significant changes for the macroeconomy. As discussed in Chapter 2, barring significant changes in productivity growth, responding to population aging will require some combination of slower consumption growth and greater labor force participation, relative to an economy in which the age structure of the population is unchanged.

The Fiscal Effects of Population Aging in the U.S. cine over recent decades, advances which are expected to continue in the future. In the U.S., these two factorspopulation aging due to low fertility and the purchase of costly new biomedical technologiesare expected to account for roughly equal shares of the projected increased.

In response to a given aging shock, the fiscal space of France, Germany, and Italy shrinks more than that of Canada, Japan, and the U.S. owing to the larger size of the government in euro-area countries. Since government expenditure is assumed to grow at a fixed rate regardless of the aging trend, the consumption to output ratio suffers a greater.

The U.S. population is aging: the number of persons aged 65 years and older is expected approximately to double between andno matter what immigration policies are adopted.

Across the immigrant population, the size of the net fiscal burden imposed on native residents varies significantly. It is by far the heaviest for households. Data abounds illustrating the aging of our population.

Statistics Canada estimates that from tothe seniors’ share of Canada’s population will increase from a little under 15 percent to over 25 percent. Similarly, unlike most of the period from the early s through to (or so), labour force participation is now expected to.

The fiscal impact of an aging population on Canada is studied. VANCOUVER – An update on Canada’s demographic future from Statistics Canada confirms what is readily discernable through casual observation: our population is growing modestly and becoming greyer at an accelerating pace.

Under three different scenarios modelled by Statistics Canada’s researchers – slow growth, medium Author: NNL Staff. Population Aging, Fiscal Policies, and National Saving: Predictions for Korean Economy Young Jun Chun.

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Introduction. Demographic changes pose a serious policy challenge in the industrialized world. There is broad consensus among economists that population aging will reduce output growth and limit increases in economic welfare in most OECD countries over the coming decades (e.g.

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Figure 2 shows the share of the overall population over the age of 65 starting in File Size: 1MB. Population aging is not irrelevant, but it should be seen in conjunction with other dimensions of human capital, especially education and health. U.S./Canada: Population Aging and Fiscal Sustainability – Canadian Illustrations in International Context Michael C Wolfson University of Ottawa Paper Abstract: Canada, like many countries, is facing population aging amid growing public concerns about the fiscal sustainability of.

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