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Is the Net Fiscal Burden a Good Measure of the Gains from Migration?

Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka, and Benjarong Suwankiri

in Migration and the Welfare State: Political-Economy Policy Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016100
eISBN:
9780262298377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016100.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter studies whether net fiscal burden is a good indicator of the gains derived from migration. A simplified version of the overlapping-generations model is employed to study the gains from ... More


Population Aging, Fiscal Policies, and National Saving: Predictions for the Korean Economy

Young Jun Chun

in Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386812
eISBN:
9780226387062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387062.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

While the current proportion of old-age population of Korea is lower than in other OECD countries, the speed of population aging is very high. More old-age dependents relative to workers resulting ... More


Introduction

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter discusses the book's main findings. First, it demonstrates that the Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP) enabled the Japanese government to run a distinctive neoclassical ... More


High Fertility and Anemic Skill Acquisition

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Most ultra-Orthodox Jews, a growing percentage of the total population, lack the skills to work in a modern economy, having studied little or no math and science beyond primary school (their ... More


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