Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , and Hamid Faruqee
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2001
Keywords: saving, general equilibrium analysis, social security, birth rate, elderly, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Production, Employment, and Investment: Forecasting and Simulation,
The paper develops a general equilibrium framework to examine the economic implications of population aging in Japan. Particular attention is paid to aggregate saving behavior which is modeled on the basis of empir...