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What’s going on with an aging population and productivity?

Alicia H. Munnell
What’s going on with an aging population and productivity?

The impact of an aging population on economic output and growth is the focus of an increasing number of studies. This development is not surprising given the retirement of the baby boomers and a rapid increase in the share of the population over age 60. Two studies say an aging population is bad, and two say that it’s good.