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Online Appendix to "Demographic Change, Human Capital and Welfare"

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  • Alexander Ludwig

    (Universität zu Köln)

  • Thomas Schelkle

    (London School of Economics)

  • Edgar Vogel

    (Universität Mannheim)

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This appendix of our paper, "Demographic Change, Human Capital and Welfare", contains further material that could not be included in the paper due to space limitations. It is organized as follows. Section A contains the formal equilibrium definition. Section B provides more results on the fit of our model to observed life-cycle profiles of hours and wages, the implied labor-supply elasticities of our model, additional results on predicted aggregate variables during the demographic transition as well as the associated welfare effects and a sensitivity analysis. Our population model is explained in Section C. Details on our computational procedures can be found in Section D.

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