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Aging of the population in Japan and its implications to the other Asian countries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12321916     Owner:  PIP     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
"The speed at which Japan's population is aging is mainly a result of its rapid economic development, which is common to many other East Asian countries. Two aspects of the aging of the population are an increasing share of the elderly and a declining labor force. The larger the number of elderly, the more the transfer of income between generations, and the fiscal burden rises. The shrinking workforce will lower the economic growth directly, and indirectly through the falling saving ratio. However, the negative impacts from aging can largely be offset by stimulating participation of older persons in the labor force."
Authors:
N Yashiro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Asian economics     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1049-0078     ISO Abbreviation:  J Asian Econ     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-17     Completed Date:  1999-03-17     Revised Date:  2002-10-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101087744     Medline TA:  J Asian Econ     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-61     Citation Subset:  J    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Distribution*
Age Factors
Aged*
Asia
Demography
Developed Countries
Economics*
Employment*
Far East
Health Manpower
Japan
Population
Population Characteristics
Population Dynamics*
Social Class
Socioeconomic Factors

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