The Effect of Education Subsidies in an Aging Economy
AbstractWe examine how an introduction of education subsidies affects growth rates, incorporating an uncertain lifetime. We demonstrate that the introduction of subsidies engenders higher growth rates in aging economies, except when the education-tax rate is sufficiently low.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) in its series Discussion Papers in Economics and Business with number 05-30.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2005
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Education subsidies; Social security; Uncertain lifetime;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- H31 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - Household
- H52 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Education
- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2005-10-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2005-10-22 (Education)
- NEP-PBE-2005-10-22 (Public Economics)
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