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Scandinavian Evidence on Growth and Age Structure

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  • Andersson, B.
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    The age distribution is seldom taken into consideration in macroeconomic, and macroeconometric papers. This in spite of the fact that established economic theories predict that demographic factors will affect the aggregate economy. This paper focuses on economic growth and investigates empirically the influence of age variables on growth. Unlike other recent papers on the subject, the focus here is on annual data and individual countries, namely Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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    Paper provided by Uppsala - Working Paper Series in its series Papers with number 1998-4.

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    Length: 27 pages
    Date of creation: 1998
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:uppaal:1998-4

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    Keywords: ECONOMIC GROWTH ; AGE;

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    1. Thomas Lindh, 2004. "Medium-term forecasts of potential GDP and inflation using age structure information," Journal of Forecasting, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(1), pages 19-49.
    2. Lindh, T. & Malmberg, B., 1999. "Age Distributions and the Current Account - A Changing Relation?," Papers 1999:21, Uppsala - Working Paper Series.

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