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Demographic Change and Economic Growth : Simulations on Growth Models, Hardback Book

Demographic Change and Economic Growth : Simulations on Growth Models Hardback

Part of the Contributions to Economics series


In this book the author investigates the impact of demographic change oneconomic growth.

As a result of the current financial crisis, a new view oneconomics has been demanded by various scientists.

The author provides such anew view on economic growth, using a methodology of system dynamics.

Byapplying this method, the author focuses on characteristics ofcomplex systems and analyzes aging and shrinking processes, and not onlypositive growth.

Delays and feedback processes are also considered. This leads todeeper and revealing insights into economic behavior.

In doing so, a newsemi-endogenous growth model is developed by introducing a specific anddetailed population sector (demographic growth model).

The book shows andanalyzes the behavior of such a model and tests several policy scenarios ina transfer chapter to apply the new theoretical approach on real worldproblems.

The major results are summarized in 15 principles of demographicgrowth.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 270 pages, 179 Illustrations, black and white; XIX, 270 p. 179 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Population & demography
  • ISBN: 9783790825893

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