Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/75500
Authors: 
Wigger, Berthold U.
Year of Publication: 
2000
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo Working Paper 285
Abstract: 
In the presence of endogenous growth intergenerational transfer from the young to the old reduce per capita income growth and harm future generations. On the other hand, competitive equilibria are inefficient if externalities sustain long-run growth. This paper shows that if individuals retire in the last period of their life, the inefficiency of the market economy can be removed by an investment subsidy without making the current or future generations worse off only if coupled with intergenerational transfers from the young to the old.
Subjects: 
Intergenerational transfers
externalities
endogenous growth
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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