chapter  7
42 Pages

Development, Demography and Migrations

ByTerry McKinley, Giovanni Cozzi, Jo Michell

This contribution focuses on demographic trends and their implications for macroeconomic and structural policies. One of our primary areas of study is an assessment of the potential problems caused by the projected ageing of the population in some European countries. This phenomenon is now often discussed in alarmist terms, with commentators using such phrases as the ‘demographic time-bomb’.