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The real population problem: too few working, too many retired

William Poole () and David Wheelock ()

The Regional Economist, 2005, issue Apr, 4-9

Abstract: It's not the total number of people that should be causing worry, but the number of retired people relative to those still working. Across the world, the ranks of retirees are swelling and the ranks of those working - and paying taxes to support retirees - are not keeping up.

Keywords: Social security; Retirement (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2005
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