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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 August 1979
... countries never investigated the significance of large differences in birth and death rates across societies. The strong demographic components of life-cycle saving analysis are here the center of focus. Illustrative general numerical applications of a modified version of the life-cycle approach suggest...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 85–98.
Published: 01 February 1973
...John Isbister Abstract If different groups of people in a low-income society save at different average rates, a program of birth control may affect the aggregate rate of saving by changing the relative shares of income accruing to these groups. A model is outlined in which this process occurs...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Angus S. Deaton; Christina H. Paxson Abstract This is a progress report on ongoing research into the effects of economic and population growth on national saving rates and inequality. The theoretical basis for the investigation is the life cycle model of saving and inequality. We report evidence...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S151–S172.
Published: 01 March 2010
... raise the demand for wealth needed to provide for old-age consumption. This leads to increased capital per worker even as aggregate saving rates fall. However, capital per worker may not rise if the increased demand for wealth is satisfied by increased familial or public pension transfers to the elderly...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 83–95.
Published: 01 February 1997
... could change retirement patterns. Finally, I present a summary and discussion, including brief mention of the potential of spe- cial retirement saving programs to increase personal retire- ment saving. WEALTH AT RETIREMENT The low American national saving rate has been a continu- ing source of concern...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 February 1987
... on to beeome eentenarians, and the progress from 1980 to 2050is foreeast to save the lives of 7,220 women who eventually reaeh age 100; altogether, 9,198 more women (1,478 plus 7,220) will beeome eentenarians at 2050 rates than at 1900 rates. At 1980 rates relative to 1900 rates, however, only 609eentenarians...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 February 1969
... of total population. The results failed to confirm the hope that the crude birth rate would be decreased by 12 per 1,000 in a decade merely by sterilization of five per 1,000 of the population per annum. The study also discusses various measures of reduction in the crude birth rate. By a reasonable measure...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2005
... quarters of the infant mortality reduction, and nearly two thirds of the child mortality reduction. Rough calculations suggest that the social rate of return to these technologies was greater than 23 to 1, with a cost per person-year saved by clean water of about $500 in 2003 dollars. Implications...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 551–563.
Published: 01 November 1997
.... "Dependency Rates and Savings Rates." Ameri- can Economic Review 59:886-95. Mason, A. 1987. "National Saving Rates and Population Growth: A New Model and New Evidence." Pp. 523-60 in Population Growth and Economic Development: Issues and Evidence, ed- ited by D.G. Johnson and R.D. Lee. Madison, WI: University...
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Demography (1980) 17 (3): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 1980
... of this issue would require the speci- fication of a model explaining jointly the fertility decisions of the family, including the timing and spacing of the births, along with its consumption and savings rates. A clear resolution of the endogeneity issue is clearly beyond the scope of this paper and our results...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1177–1195.
Published: 09 May 2013
... what is captured by parental class. Future research is needed to explore the sources of the remaining race gap in wealth. For example, race differences in homeownership and marriage rates have the potential to explain some of the remaining disadvantage for black asset holders. Identifying...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 77–100.
Published: 17 December 2011
... capacity, a much larger proportion of men than before may end up marrying after age 35. It has recently been observed that sex ratio imbalances may generate a subsequent increase in saving rates as a response to the increasing competition among men in the marriage market (Wei and Zhang 2009...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 371–399.
Published: 17 February 2011
... of the economy. Second, I formally analyze the effect of changes in mortality and fertility rates on the growth rate and age structure of a stable population, and the related consequences on CO 2 emissions. I show the analogies between the classical IPAT approach and its generalization, and I discuss...
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Demography (1988) 25 (3): 317–335.
Published: 01 August 1988
... for the two groups. column 2). (Propensities to save out of large earnings that were nonpositive for skilled and unskilled workers reflect the small numbers of workers in those occupations with high wage rates.) Using occupation as a simple indicator variable to shift the intercept gives significantly less...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 1997
... on this topic. We will begin by discussing further the assumptions underlying our approach. The golden rule assumption (which reflects macro level optimization) is essential, because it fixes the interest rate and the capital labor ratio. Without that assumption, we would not know how saving behavior reacted...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1869–1892.
Published: 21 September 2015
... . 10.2307/3088920 . Gould , E. D. , & Paserman , M. D. ( 2003 ). Waiting for Mr Right: Rising inequality and declining marriage rates . Journal of Urban Economics , 53 , 257 – 281 . Guo , Z. ( 1999 ). Early marriage in Beijing [in Chinese] . Chinese Journal of Population...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... The withholding of taxes meanwhile is as- sociated with stable, less tenuous employment, which pro- duces a higher rate of remitting; paying more for food and rent also indicates greater stability in the United States, which increases the migrant's ability to save. Despite the common effects of trip...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 115–134.
Published: 01 February 1997
... for savings. Indeed Malaysia belongs with the other "Asian Tigers," such as 115 116 South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, that have achieved extraor- dinary rates of economic growth in large part because of their extraordinarily high savings rates (see Krueger 1995). Yet in all these societies, parents...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 673–699.
Published: 09 March 2017
... decisions. We present results from a relatively large-scale sample representative of India’s demographic, economic, health, and cultural diversity. 1 Our findings show great promise to elicit subjective expectations from elderly in a context such as India. First, response rates are high (e.g...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 February 2004
... for program eligibility had systematically higher or lower saving rates prior to welfare reform.15 Role of Aggregate Economic and Policy Effects We have been relatively silent on the role of aggregate economic activity and aggregate policy reforms on state-level poverty. The vector of time indicators ( t...