Session 117:
Challenges of Changing Population Age Structures

Friday, May 10
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Jackson
3rd Floor

Chair: Rebeca Wong, University of Maryland
Discussant: Wolfgang Lutz, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Discussant: T. Paul Schultz, Yale University

  1. The Dynamics of Children's Schooling during the Demographic Transition in Brazil: Increasing Cohort Size versus Decreasing Family SizeDavid Lam, University of Michigan; Leticia Marteleto, University of Michigan

  2. The Effects of Age Composition on Income Inequality: The Brazilian CaseAndrea B. Simão, Federal University of Minas Gerais; Claudia Julia Guimaraes Horta, CEDEPLAR; Simone Wajnman, Princeton University

  3. Swings in the Economic Support Ratio and Income InequalityAndrew Mason, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Sang-Hyop Lee, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  4. Epistemological Foundation for Treating Population Aging as a Causal Variable with Known EffectsLeroy O. Stone, Statistics Canada; Alexandre Genest, Human Resources Development Canada; Jacques Légaré, Université de Montréal

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