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Education, Elderly Health, and Differential Population Aging in South Korea: A Demographic Approach


  • Bongoh Kye

    (Kookmin University)

  • Erika Arenas

    (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • Graciela Teruel

    (Universidad Iberoamericana)

  • Luis Rubalcava

    (Spectron Desarrollo S.C.)


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  • Bongoh Kye & Erika Arenas & Graciela Teruel & Luis Rubalcava, 2014. "Education, Elderly Health, and Differential Population Aging in South Korea: A Demographic Approach," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 30(26), pages 753-794, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:dem:demres:v:30:y:2014:i:26

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    education; elderly health; population aging; South Korea;

    JEL classification:

    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
    • Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General


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