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Is low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and consumption

Lee, Ronald; Mason, Andrew; Amporfu, Eugenia; An, Chong-Bum; Bixby, LR; Bravo, Jorge; Bucheli, Marisa; Chen, Qiulin; Comelatto, Pablo; Coy, Deidra; Rice, James


Longer lives and fertility far below the replacement level of 2.1 births per woman are leading to rapid population aging in many countries. Many observers are concerned that aging will adversely affect public finances and standards of living. Analysis of

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1250542


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