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Aging, trade, and migration (English)

This study considers the role of demand-driven changes arising from population aging and how they affect the pattern of international trade as well as trade and immigration policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7740 JUN 30, 2016

Chisik,Richard Asher; Onder,Harun; Qirjo,Dhimitri Disclosed

Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)

The role of inherited wealth in modern economies has increasingly come under scrutiny. This study presents one of the first attempts to shed light on how demographic aging could shape this role. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7739 JUN 30, 2016

Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre Disclosed

Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, intergenerational relations remain a key aspect of the future development and sustainability of the European social model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7678 MAY 17, 2016

Albertini,Marco Disclosed

Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)

Using household surveys for 24 countries over a 10-year period, this paper investigates why the elderly are more averse to open immigration policies than their younger peers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7554 FEB 02, 2016

Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)

This paper looks at how individual preferences for the allocation of government spending change along the life cycle. Using the Life in Transition Survey II for 34 countries in Europe and Central Asia, the study finds that older individuals are less likely to support a rise in government outlays on education and more likely to support increases in spending on pensions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7555 FEB 02, 2016

de Mello,Luiz; Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)

The population in East Asia and Pacific is aging rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. This report aims to crystallize what is known about the rapidly changing and diverse demographics of East Asian and Pacific countries. ... See More +

Publication 102126 DEC 10, 2015

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Umapathi,Nithin; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Palacios,Robert J.; Giles,John T.; Flochel,Thomas; Van Doorn,Ralph; Pradelli,Juan; Huang,Yang; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Sen,Shonali; Velamuri,Malathi; Hasegawa,Naoko; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Tong, Minna Han; Hu,Yuqing; Nakayama,Risa; Beath,Andrew; Ikeda,Yukiyo Disclosed

From demographic dividend to demographic burden ? regional trends of population aging in Russia (English)

Do regions with higher working age populations grow faster? This paper examines this question using data from Russian regions and finds evidence that demographic trends influence regional growth convergence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7501 NOV 23, 2015

Matytsin,Mikhail; Moorty,Lalita M.; Richter,Kaspar Disclosed

Population aging and households’ saving in the Russian Federation (English)

Using household data from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey, this paper assesses how aging affects saving. To overcome a systematic bias against the life-cycle hypothesis of survey data, the paper estimates how the age profile of saving changes when the micro data are corrected to account for the contribution to pensions (as additional saving) and receipt of benefits from pensions (as dissaving). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7443 OCT 15, 2015

Bussolo,Maurizio; Simone,Schotte; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

Aging, social security design, and capital accumulation (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of aging on capital accumulation and welfare in a country with a sizable unfunded social security system. Using a two-period overlapping generation model with endogenous retirement decisions, the paper shows that the type of aging and the type of unfunded social security system are important in understanding this impact. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7418 SEP 22, 2015

Dedry,Antoine; Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre Disclosed

Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (English)

Policymakers in many countries, including the Russian Federation, are attempting to encourage fertility as part of their response to the challenge of population aging. ... See More +

Working Paper 99503 SEP 12, 2015

Elizarov,Valeriy; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future (English)

The aging of the Russian population and the rapid shrinking of its labor force in coming decades will make the human capital each worker contributes increasingly vital for sustaining economic output and growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 99502 SEP 12, 2015

Nellemann,Soren; Podolskiy,Oleg; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)

A shrinking working-age population will be the Russian Federation's biggest demographic challenge in coming decades. With workers increasingly scarce, sustainable future economic development depends on Russia's ability to bring into the labor force currently under-utilized groups, such as young mothers and older people, and to maximize the productivity of every worker. ... See More +

Working Paper 99504 SEP 12, 2015

Levin,Victoria Disclosed

The impact of aging on economic growth (English)

The six countries of South East Europe (SEE6) are aging fast and catching up with developed economies that are already far advanced in the aging process. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102631 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Searching for a new silver age in Russia : the drivers and impacts of population aging - overview report (English)

Russia’s population is expected to age significantly over the next few decades. The coming decline in Russia’s working-age population will pose serious social and economic challenges, but it can also open up opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 99487 SEP 01, 2015

Hansl,Birgit; Levin,Victoria; Shaw,William Disclosed

Fiscal policy issues in the aging societies (English)

Aging may be one of the most far-reaching processes defining the economic, fiscal, and social changes societies are likely to experience over the next 40 years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 95266 MAR 09, 2015

Bogetic,Zeljko; Onder,Harun; Onal,Anil; Skrok,Emilia; Schwartz, Anita; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Niger - Population Project (English)

This is the Implementation Completion Report (ICR) for the Population Projectz in Niger. The project was designed to assist the Government in implementing an effective national population program, with the primary objective of accelerating the onset of fertility decline by increasing the contraceptive prevalence rate as rapidly as possible, reducing maternal mortality, promoting attitudes favoring a reduction in family size norms, and enhancing the capacity of women to participate effectively in socioeconomic development. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 17762 MAY 01, 1998

Disclosed

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Aging, trade, and migration (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7740 Policy Research Working Paper
Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research Working Paper
Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7678 Policy Research Working Paper
Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7554 Policy Research Working Paper
Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7555 Policy Research Working Paper
Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 102126 Publication
From demographic dividend to demographic burden ? regional trends of population aging in Russia (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 WPS7501 Policy Research Working Paper
Population aging and households’ saving in the Russian Federation (English)
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OCT 15, 2015 WPS7443 Policy Research Working Paper
Aging, social security design, and capital accumulation (English)
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SEP 22, 2015 WPS7418 Policy Research Working Paper
Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99503 Working Paper
State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99502 Working Paper
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99504 Working Paper
The impact of aging on economic growth (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 102631 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Searching for a new silver age in Russia : the drivers and impacts of population aging - overview report (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99487 Working Paper
Fiscal policy issues in the aging societies (English)
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MAR 09, 2015 95266 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Niger - Population Project (English)
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MAY 01, 1998 17762 Implementation Completion and Results Report