LOOKING TOWARDS 2030: A NEW WORLD COMING INTO FOCUS

Authors


Nicholas Eberstadt is the Henry Wendt Scholar in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (eberstadt@aei.org).

Abstract

This article examines global demographic trends to 2030, with a particular focus on projections for the world's major economies. All else held constant, ageing populations imply slower rates of economic development for Western Societies. However, a number of policy options are available to counteract the impact of demographic change.

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