Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Martina Lizarazo López, Thieß Petersen, Serguei Kaniovski, Thomas Url

Macroeconomic effects of demographic aging

Focus paper

  • 1. edition 2020, 20 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

Which impact does demographic aging have on productivity growth and macroeconomic indicators in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and the USA? And which potentials arise from labor-saving technological progress to mitigate the consequences of demographic aging? This focus paper summarizes important  key findings of the study "Macroeconomic consequences of ageing and directed technological change”.