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Child Benefit and Fiscal Burden: OLG Model with Endogenous Fertility

@inproceedings{Kazumasa2009ChildBA,
  title={Child Benefit and Fiscal Burden: OLG Model with Endogenous Fertility},
  author={Oguro Kazumasa and Takahata Junichiro and Shimasawa Manabu},
  year={2009}
}
In this paper, we present an OLG simulation model with endogenous fertility in order to analyze the relationship between child benefit and fiscal burden in Japan. Our simulation results show that expansion of the child benefit will improve the welfare of current and future generations. On the other hand, our findings show that we cannot expect a significant long-term improvement in welfare solely from implementing a policy of increasing the consumption tax. If both the sustainability of the… Expand