Lecture 5 - Aging - September 15, 2008 Population Aging and...

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September 15, 2008 Population Aging and Public Support
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Review: Standardization The crude (death) rate is equal to the sum of products of the age-specific death rates and proportionate shares (or weights) of population at each age. A standardized rate for a population uses the weights (p i /P) of standard population while the crude rate uses the weights of the population.
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Growth rates Percentage change Arithmetic appropriation of the annual rate of change Exponential Growth rate (compounding) Doubling time
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Population Aging The Issue: U.S. and global populations are aging rapidly Why? What are the demographic mechanisms? (formal demography) What are the social and economic implications? (social demography) What should we do?
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The Facts: U.S. and Global populations are aging rapidly
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12.4 16.0 16.0 16.4 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.9 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.8 18.6 19.5 19.5 United States Finland United Kingdom France Croatia Latvia Estonia Spain Portugal Belgium Bulgaria Sweden Greece Germany Italy Japan Sources: Carl Haub, 2006 World Population Data Sheet . The World’s 15 ‘Oldest’ Countries and the U.S. Percent Age 65 or Older
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16.0 16.0 16.4 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.9 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.8 18.6 19.5 19.5 United States Finland United Kingdom France Croatia Latvia Estonia Spain Portugal Belgium Bulgaria Sweden Greece Germany Italy
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2009 for the course PAM 2030 taught by Professor Lichler during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lecture 5 - Aging - September 15, 2008 Population Aging and...

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