Changing Population In Japan and A Life-Long Active Society To Cope With It
Macroeconomics Working Papers from East Asian Bureau of Economic Research
Japan's population ageing is unprecedented in modern industrial economies. An ageing population in Japan requires policy measures to encourage lifelong social and economic participation in order to counteract a shrinking workforce and productivity declines. This paper suggests several policy tools, including pension reforms and retirement norms, that could be used to build a 'lifelong active society'.
Keywords: Demographic Trends; Japanese ageing; Intergenerational Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J11 J14 J18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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