Generational Economics in a Changing World.

  title={Generational Economics in a Changing World.},
  author={Ronald Demos Lee and Andrew W Mason},
  journal={Population and development review},
  volume={37 s1},
across the developed world, generous welfare state programs for the elderly, together with projected doublings or more in the proportion old, have led to political struggles that sometimes pit younger generations against the elderly. the goal of this chapter is to put the current situation in historical and institutional context. we begin with a brief review of research on hunter-gatherer groups, and then turn to substantive results for modern-day countries at different stages of economic… CONTINUE READING


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