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Population Economics

Generational Accounting

Theory and Application

Authors: Bonin, Holger

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Among the concepts used to assess the sustainability of fiscal policy in a changing demographic environment, generational accounting has become the most prominent. This book gives a complete and up-to-date introduction to the theory and practice of the method. It reveals deficiencies of the original residual concept and discusses various measures of intergenerational redistribution based on the recent sustainability approach to generational accounting. An application using data on German public finances serves to provide an in-depth explanation and practical illustration of the technique. The study develops new procedures to evaluate the fiscal externalities of migration and the redistribution of net wealth among living generations resulting from Social Security reform. The book is an indispensable source of reference for analysts employing generational accounting and for those wishing to study intertemporal redistribution through fiscal policy.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Generational Accounting
Book Subtitle
Theory and Application
Authors
Series Title
Population Economics
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-04595-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-04595-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-42266-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07601-5
Series ISSN
1431-6978
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 268
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