Government Spending on the Elderly

This book examines the aging of the US population as a primary domestic public policy issue. An increase in the proportion of the elderly in the total population will potentially result in a significant growth in the number of beneficiaries in major federal entitlement programs, leading to fiscal pr...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Papadimitriou, Dimitri B. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2007, 2007
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book examines the aging of the US population as a primary domestic public policy issue. An increase in the proportion of the elderly in the total population will potentially result in a significant growth in the number of beneficiaries in major federal entitlement programs, leading to fiscal pressures and challenges for economic growth
Physical Description:XXVII, 404 p online resource
ISBN:9780230591448