Demographic Change and Economic Growth in South Asia
AbstractIdentifying factors that influence the pace of national economic growth is a time-worn activity of economists. Strangely, demographic change has often been absent from consideration. But new thinking and evidence have highlighted the powerful contribution that demographic change can make to economic growth, and this line of inquiry has some salient implications for understanding past growth in South Asia and assessing and shaping its future prospects.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Program on the Global Demography of Aging in its series PGDA Working Papers with number 6711.
Date of creation: Feb 2011
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economic growth; South Asia; demographic change;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGE-2011-09-16 (Economics of Ageing)
- NEP-ALL-2011-09-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEM-2011-09-16 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-DEV-2011-09-16 (Development)
- NEP-FDG-2011-09-16 (Financial Development & Growth)
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