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Macroeconomic Effects of Prelected Population Aging in Industrial Countries

Macroeconomic Effects of Prelected Population Aging in Industrial Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Effects of Prelected Population Aging in Industrial Countries

Volume/Issue: 1990/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , and Ralph Tryon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451929553

Keywords: dependency ratio, dependency ratios, private saving, labor force, demographic shift

The effects of population aging are examined with the aid of a theoretical model and simulations of MULTIMOD. An older population will consume more of aggregate disposable income, require higher government expendit...

New Zealand

New Zealand »

Source: New Zealand : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274512

Keywords: private saving, dependency ratio, life expectancy, age dependency ratio

The Savings Working Group in New Zealand presented recommendations in February 2011, and suggested raising national saving by 2-3 percent of GDP. The increase in net public saving in the country explains part of th...

New Zealand: Selected Issues

New Zealand: Selected Issues »

Source: New Zealand : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274512

Keywords: private saving, dependency ratio, life expectancy, age dependency ratio

The Savings Working Group in New Zealand presented recommendations in February 2011, and suggested raising national saving by 2-3 percent of GDP. The increase in net public saving in the country explains part of th...

The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State

The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State »

Source: The Aging of the Population and the Size of the Welfare State

Volume/Issue: 2002/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849004

Keywords: dependency ratio, labor tax, tax rate, dependency, unemployment, social security, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

Data for the United States and countries in Western Europe indicate a negative correlation between the dependency ratio and both labor tax rates and the generosity of social transfers, after controlling for other f...

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?1

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?1 »

Source: What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864519

Keywords: private saving, Ricardian equivalence, dependency ratio, pension, domestic saving,

This paper examines the factors influencing Mexico's private saving rate. Cross-country analysis finds that Mexico's private saving is somewhat higher than could be explained by its fundamentals, but lower than in...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921934

Keywords: terms of trade, pension, pension wealth, dependency ratio, asset market

This study relates Australian household saving more closely to movements in asset market using event study analysis and econometric analysis. In this study, the policy challenges for Australia from rebalancing in C...

Australia—Selected Issues

Australia—Selected Issues »

Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921934

Keywords: terms of trade, pension, pension wealth, dependency ratio, asset market

This study relates Australian household saving more closely to movements in asset market using event study analysis and econometric analysis. In this study, the policy challenges for Australia from rebalancing in C...

Australia—Selected Issues

Australia—Selected Issues »

Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921934

Keywords: terms of trade, pension, pension wealth, dependency ratio, asset market

This study relates Australian household saving more closely to movements in asset market using event study analysis and econometric analysis. In this study, the policy challenges for Australia from rebalancing in C...

International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving

International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving »

Source: International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving

Volume/Issue: 1995/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Tamim Bayoumi , and Hossein Samiei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451847055

Keywords: private saving, terms of trade, dependency ratio, per capita income, output growth

A broad set of possible determinants of private saving behavior is examined, using data for a large sample of industrial and developing countries. Both time-series and cross-section estimates are obtained. Results...

Why isn't South Africa Growing Faster? a Comparative Approach

Why isn't South Africa Growing Faster? a Comparative Approach »

Source: Why isn't South Africa Growing Faster? a Comparative Approach

Volume/Issue: 2009/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451871722

Keywords: saving, growth, emerging countries, private saving, gdp growth, tfp, dependency ratio,

The purpose of this paper is to examine factors that have constrained South Africa's growth since the end of apartheid by comparing its GDP components and its saving and investment performance with those of 10 fast...