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Using overlapping generations (OLG) models calibrated on 7 OECD countries - the United States, Japan, France, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom and Sweden - the authors investigate the macroeconomic impact of possible pension reform strategies as populations age.
This working paper exploits an Italian microeconomic data set to study retirement behaviour of women and men using survival analysis techniques.
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Chapter 6 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 63 (June 1988).
Declining birth rates and increasing longevity have produced a significant increase in the share of elderly in the population of most OECD countries over the past three decades.
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This paper analyses the macroeconomic effects of changes in trend factor productivity for the major OECD economies. OECD Economic Studies No. 25.
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What factors account for the growing economic integration between Hong Kong China, Chinese Taipei and the costal provinces of China and the resulting boom in trade and investment? OECD Economic Studies No. 20.
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This paper reports the results of several simulations with the OECD's GREEN model designed to quantify the economy-wide and global costs of a range of international agreements to curb carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. OECD Economic Studies No. 19.
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This paper summarises the results of an exercise in comparing the properties and predictions of GREEN and five other global models that have been developed in major energy and applied economic research centres. OECD Economic Studies No. 19.
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OECD Economic Studies No. 19, Winter 1992. By modeling the decisions of households and firms, applied general equilibrium (AGE) models are able to capture the economic mechanisms that link, in each period of time, the available resource base to man-made emissions of CO2. The OECD Economics Department has developed a global dynamic AGE model with the objective of quantifying the economic effects of policies aimed at reducing
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Economics Department Working Paper 124. This paper describes the de facto economic integration taking place between China, Hong Kong China and Chinese Taipei - the "Chinese Economic Area" - and analyses basic factors underlying the process. Even in the face of weak economic performance in OECD countries the integration has helped underpin rapid growth in all three economies, particularly in China's south-eastern provinces. If Chinese
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Econometric tests do not support the standard theories of investment demand. Therefore policies based on these theories may be ineffective. OECD Economic Studies No. 16.