Population Ageing, Pensions And Growth
Intertemporal Trade-offs and Consumption Planning
John Creedy, The Truby Williams Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne, Australia and Ross Guest, Professor of Economics, Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia
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This highly topical book explores key issues in evaluating the long-run implications of population ageing for pensions, taxation, intergenerational equity and social welfare.
Contents: Part I: Introduction 1. Introduction Part II: Discounting and Time Preference 2. Discounting and Time Preference 3. The Elasticity of Marginal Valuation 4. Sustainable Preferences 5. Representative Agent and Social Planner Part III: Pensions and Taxation 6. Pension Tax, Savings and Labour Supply 7. Private Pensions and Savings Part IV: Population Ageing 8. Tax Smoothing and Population Ageing 9. Demographic Change in OECD Countries 10. Capital Intensity and Productivity 11. Extensions and Sensitivity Analyses Bibliography Index