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Population ageing - a demographic trend with various consequences

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  • Manuela Epure

    () (Spiru Haret University, Bucharest, Romania)

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Population ageing is a global phenomenon with long-term consequences on the economic development. Population is ageing as a result of two trends: people are living longer than they used to and are healthier and secondly the fertility rate has constantly decreased not only in the developed countries but also in developing ones. The ageing of the world's population is a matter of concern for everyone; the consequences are detectable on every aspect of life-for individual and for societies. The paper is examining the possible approaches to population ageing and aims to emphasize the economic behavior determinants that affect people's behavior during their life cycle.

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  • Manuela Epure, 2012. "Population ageing - a demographic trend with various consequences," Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research, Pro Global Science Association, vol. 4(2), pages 97-107, Decembre.
  • Handle: RePEc:rse:wpaper:v:4:y:2012:i:2:p:97-107
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    1. Dragos Lucian Ivan, 2013. "A cluster of configurations and reconfigurations gaining ground through Globalization. How is the family being transformed?," Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research, Pro Global Science Association, vol. 6(2), pages 140-150, December.
    2. Manuela EPURE & Liliana GURAN-NICA, 2014. "Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Elderly Population in Romania," International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration, Spiru Haret University, vol. 1(1), pages 128-135, December.

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    Keywords

    population ageing; life expectancy; dependency ratio; financial literacy.;

    JEL classification:

    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts
    • J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
    • J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity

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