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Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space, Seok Park

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Abstract
This paper quantitatively investigates how population aging trend affects fiscal space measured as unused revenue generating capacity by utilizing a standard neoclassical growth model. A calibration exercise for G-7 countries shows that France, Germany and Italy suffer greater revenue impact from a given reduction in hours worked due to their larger government expenditure. Corrective measures such as pension reform and flexible expenditure policy would be required in order to mitigate the impact of aging on fiscal space
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Introduction; II. Model; III. Calibration; IV. Results; V. Concluding Remarks; Tables; 1. Parameters for Labor/Leisure Choice; 2. Variables to be Calibrated for Country-Specific Data; 3. Parameters Common to Countries; Figures; 1. Hours Worked Per Person and Aging Trend; 2. Aging Trend and Changes in Parameters for Labor/Leisure Decision; 3. Labor Laffer Curve with CD Preference; 4. Labor Laffer Curve with CFE Preference; 5. Capital Laffer Curve with CD Preference; 6. Capital Laffer Curve with CFE Preference; 7. Tax Revenue Decomposition and Tax Bases
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (26 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781475568752

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