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Population Aging and Intergenerational Transfers: Introducing Age into National Accounts
In all societies intergenerational transfers are large and have an important influence on inequality and growth. The development of each generation of youth depends on the resources that it receivesExpand
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Taiwan's Semiconductor Industry: What the State Did and Did Not
Relative to Korea, Taiwan's semiconductor sector combines high value-added, low risk, and an innovative mode of virtual integration, which is adapted to the new world of "fabless" and "chipless"Expand
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Is low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and consumption
, 229 (2014); 346 Science et al. Ronald Lee consumption Is low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. clicking here.Expand
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Beyond Flying Geese: The Expansion of East Asia’s Electronics Trade
Abstract The flying geese (FG) hypothesis, which asserts the sequential catching-up processes of the latecomers, holds well in the past. Yet a simultaneous boom within the electronics industry acrossExpand
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Export Outsourcing and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Taiwanese Exporting Firms
Exporting and FDI have traditionally been two major firm-level responses to globalization. Export outsourcing (EO), a new strategy that gained in importance recently, has now become anotherExpand
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DECLINING FERTILITY AND THE RISING COST OF CHILDREN
This paper examines, at the aggregate level, the relationship between cost of children and number of children (as measured by the total fertility rate) in Japan and other East Asian countries, usingExpand
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The Emergence of the Neo-Extended Family in Contemporary Taiwan
In response to industrialization and urbanization changes in the form and function of family seem inevitable. In the study of family decline a new typology of family is advanced that is based on kinExpand
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Very Low Fertility and the High Costs of Children and the Elderly in East Asia
This chapter examines the relationship between the cost of raising children up to self-supporting ages and the number of children parents have, by drawing heavily upon computed results for Japan,Expand
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