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Age Dynamics and Economic Growth: Revisiting the Nexus in a Nonparametric Setting

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  • Théophile Azomahou
  • Tapas Mishra

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This paper explores the relationship between the growth rates of per capita income and age- structured population in a non-parametric setting. Analysis in this framework provides us with new insights about the interaction structure: significant non-linear relation between the two and interesting ’direct’ and ’feedback’ effects on growth. Nonlinearity is found to be a major source of growth fluctuations in OECD and non-OECD countries.

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Paper provided by Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg in its series Working Papers of BETA with number 2006-36.

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Keywords: Age dynamics; Economic growth; Non-parametric panel.;

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