Regional population structure and changes in South Korea, 1992-2010
AbstractThis paper deals with the changes of aged dependency and aged-child ratios across the administrative districts of South Korea between 1992 and 2010. South Korea faces the most rapidly aging population at present. However, the generational imbalance is highly differentbetween the districts. The main results show the dynamics of distribution and the trends of inequality indices for aged dependency and aged-child ratios in South Korea.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute of Economic Research, Korea University in its series Discussion Paper Series with number 1209.
Date of creation: 2012
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Aging; Distribution dynamics; Nonparametric estimation; Shift-share analysis;
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- NEP-AGE-2012-10-20 (Economics of Ageing)
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