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The impact of demographic change on U. S. labor markets: discussion


  • Axel H. Boersch-Supan


I enjoyed reading this paper, particularly so because I was writing a paper on aging and its impacts on the German labor market at the very same time that Jane Little and Robert Triest were developing their paper. Their interesting, broad-based, and thoughtful analysis has a decidedly American point of view. My main duty as a discussant, therefore, is to compare their analysis and their projections with a European perspective.

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  • Axel H. Boersch-Supan, 2001. "The impact of demographic change on U. S. labor markets: discussion," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, vol. 46.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcp:y:2001:n:46:x:14

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    1. Alho, Juha M., 1990. "Stochastic methods in population forecasting," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pages 521-530, December.
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