|aAging, economic growth, and old-age security in Asia /|cedited by Donghyun Park, Sang-Hyop Lee, Andrew Mason.
|aCheltenham :|bEdward Elgar,|cc2012.
|axvi, 295 p. :|bill., charts ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aMachine generated contents note: 1.Overview: why does population aging matter so much for Asia? Population aging, economic growth, and economic security in Asia / Donghyun Park -- 2.Population, wealth, and economic growth in Asia and the Pacific / Sang-Hyop Lee -- 3.Impact of population aging on Asia's future growth / Kwanho Shin -- 4.Population aging and aggregate consumption in developing Asia / Arief Ramayandi -- 5.The economic lifecycle and support systems in Asia / Andrew Mason -- 6.Demographic change, intergenerational transfers, and the challenges for social protection systems in the People's Republic of China / Ling Li -- 7.Demographic dividends for India: evidence and implications based on National Transfer Accounts / M.R. Narayana -- 8.Population aging, economic growth, and intergenerational transfers in Japan: how dire are the prospects? / Mun Sim Lai -- 9.Summary of key findings and main policy recommendations / Donghyun Park.
|aPopulation aging is perhaps the single biggest econmoic and social obstacle confronting Asia's future. The region-wide demographic transition towards an older population is fundamentally reshaping the demographic landscape, and is giving rise to two key socio-economic challenges. This timely book provides an in-depth analysis of these challenges and presents concrete policy options for tackling them.