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Balansen mellan de unga och de gamla. Intergenerationella resursomfördelningar och en åldrande befolkning




In Sweden the most part of intergenerational transfers are made through the public sector. While our knowledge about the economic life cycle is far from complete we face new challenges with an ageing population. This paper discusses the demographic trends and relationship with the economic life cycle. Some possibilities to meet the problems associated with ageing are discussed.

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  • Hallberg, Daniel, 2009. "Balansen mellan de unga och de gamla. Intergenerationella resursomfördelningar och en åldrande befolkning," Arbetsrapport 2009:18, Institute for Futures Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:ifswps:2009_018 Note: ISSN: 1652-120X ISBN: 978-91-85619-57-3

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    ageing population; economic life cycle; retirement; human capital;

    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

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