Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125340
Authors: 
Tosun, Mehmet S.
Year of Publication: 
2015
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2015 [Issue:] 118
Abstract: 
With the aging of populations, particularly in more developed countries, retirees are becoming a politically influential group. Government budgets have been feeling the strain on social insurance, health care, and other programs that benefit the elderly. Yet spending on these programs has often come at the expense of other programs such as education, which benefit primarily the younger population. Attracting retirees has been viewed as an important avenue of economic development, with positive impacts on revenue and expenditure. However, it can also have a negative impact on education spending potentially resulting in intergenerational fiscal conflict.
Subjects: 
population aging
retiree migration
intergenerational conflict
education spending
JEL: 
H52
H72
J11
J14
J26
J61
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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