2030 ’ s Seniors : Kin and Step

@inproceedings{Wachter19952030S,
  title={2030 ’ s Seniors : Kin and Step},
  author={Kenneth W Wachter},
  year={1995}
}
Demographic computer microsimulation is applied to produce projections of numbers and distributions of close kin for the U.S. elderly of 2030. This paper reports results for the non-black population, with special emphasis on the numbers and possible roles of step-kin. The projections indicate that the elderly of 2030 are likely to be moderately deprived in terms of numbers of close living biological kin compared to 1990. Expanding numbers of step-children and stepgrandchildren compensate the… CONTINUE READING

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