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Aging in Germany and the United States

Axel Börsch-Supan

Aging in Germany and the United States

international comparisons

by Axel Börsch-Supan

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Aging -- Economic aspects -- Germany

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAxel Börsch-Supan.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4530, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4530.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60, [21] p. ;
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22439649M

      The initial government retirement income age in Germany was age 70 but the German government reduced that to age 65 in When the United States instituted Social Security in under President Roosevelt, the precedent of using age 65 had been established with the German system as a model and with a number of domestic retirement programs. The United Nations projected that by the year the world’s population will become billion and from that billion will be at least 60 years old. Even before that occurs, the Second World Assembly on Aging stated that individuals over 60 years old are beginning to outnumber children under the age of 15, however, developed nations.

      Japan is the world's "oldest" country, with 21 percent of its population over compared with 13 percent in the United States. By , 38 .   Germany’s population will decline and age. On Ap , the German Federal Statistical Office published their 13th long term projection of the German population. Even though a slight growth is expected over the next decade, it will be followed by a gradual decrease, reaching a total population size of to million in

    However, Germany is an aging nation with dependency ratio (the proportion of people under 15 and above 64 years of age to the working population) of % in and birth rate of only live births per people, which is the third lowest in the world (higher only than birth rates in .   By comparison, it took 61 years in Germany and 64 years in Sweden. China’s dependency ratio for retirees -- those aged 65 or older divided by total working population -- .


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Aging in Germany and the United States by Axel Börsch-Supan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons Axel H. Boersch-Supan. Chapter in NBER book Studies in the Economics of Aging (), David A.

Wise, editor (p. - ) Conference held May Published in January by University of Chicago Press © by the National Bureau of Economic ResearchCited by: Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons Axel Borsch-Supan. NBER Working Paper No.

Issued in November NBER Program(s):Economics of Aging This paper reports on a set of international comparisons of how the German and the U.S.

economies are affected by population by: 8 Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons Axel Borsch-Supan Introduction This paper reports on a set of international comparisons of how the German and the U.S.

economies are affected by population aging. The purpose of the paper is to employ cross-national comparisons to learn about the microeco.

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[Axel Börsch-Supan; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This paper reports on a set of international comparisons of how the German and the U.S. economies are affected by population aging. The paper's main focus is on the influence of. Aging in Germany and the United States: International Comparisons: Auerbach, Kotlikoff, and Leibfritz: The Methodology of Generational Accounting: Hougaard Jensen, Raffelhuschen, and Leibfritz: Public Debt, Welfare Reforms, and Intergenerational Distribution of Tax Burdens in Denmark: Takayama, Kitamura, and Yoshida: Generational Accounting in Japan.

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But we must not forget the one “constant” in all demographic forecasts: the aging of the population. Right now, baby boomers are still economically active, and will remain so for some time. But, bythey will have retired, and Germany will have more than 21 million inhabitants over the age of 67; half of them will be over 80 by   Aging in America: Land of the Free, Home of the Gray.

The U.S. isn't getting any younger, and businesses, lawmakers and citizens are adapting to stay ahead of the curve.

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By the percentage of people aged 65+ will be about 24 percent. Aging adults in the U.S., Germany and Italy are generally happy with their lives, and many see upsides to getting older. For example, in each of the three countries, more than six-in-ten adults ages 65 and older say they are spending more time with their family and on hobbies and other interests as they get older, and about half or more also.

Amid this “epidemic” of aging, the U.S. is projected to get relatively younger by virtue of being among those countries that are aging the slowest. The projected increase in the median age in the U.S., from 37 in to 41 inis matched in its moderation only.

The Impact of Aging Populations Ever since Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb and related books began appearing in the s, many have worried about a population explosion on Earth.

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This complies with the policies of funding agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health in the United States, the Wellcome Trust and the Research Councils in the United Kingdom, and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in Germany, which request or require deposition of the published articles that they fund into publicly available databases.Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States Our Population Bulletin, “Aging in the United States,” examines recent trends and disparities among adults ages 65 and older, and how baby boomers born between and are reshaping America’s older population.And more than half believe that aging is a major problem in Germany.

Read the study to learn more of the finer points regarding perceptions of aging in Germany and other countries. Besides the financial burden on society as the population ages, there is also the emotional toll on aging .