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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

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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

dc.contributor.authorLee, Ronald
dc.contributor.authorMason, Andrew
dc.contributor.authorAmporfu, Eugenia
dc.contributor.authorAn, Chong-Bum
dc.contributor.authorBixby, LR
dc.contributor.authorBravo, Jorge
dc.contributor.authorBucheli, Marisa
dc.contributor.authorChen, Qiulin
dc.contributor.authorComelatto, Pablo
dc.contributor.authorCoy, Deidra
dc.contributor.authorRice, James
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:09:11Z
dc.identifier.issn1095-9203
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/63374
dc.description.abstractLonger 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
dc.publisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
dc.sourceScience
dc.titleIs low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and consumption
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume346
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor160305 - Population Trends and Policies
local.identifier.ariespublicationu9406909xPUB798
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLee, Ronald, University of California
local.contributor.affiliationMason, Andrew, University of Hawaii at Manoa
local.contributor.affiliationAmporfu, Eugenia, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
local.contributor.affiliationAn, Chong-Bum, Sungkyunkwan University
local.contributor.affiliationBixby, LR, San Jose
local.contributor.affiliationBravo, Jorge, United Nations
local.contributor.affiliationBucheli, Marisa, Universidad de la República
local.contributor.affiliationChen, Qiulin, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
local.contributor.affiliationComelatto, Pablo, Centro de Estudios de Población–CENEP
local.contributor.affiliationCoy, Deidra, Planning Institute of Jamaica
local.contributor.affiliationRice, James, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue6206
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage229
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage234
local.identifier.doi10.1126/science.1250542
local.identifier.absseo970116 - Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
dc.date.updated2015-12-10T09:11:07Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84907814963
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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