Aging and Immigration Policy in a Representative Democracy

This paper analyzes how population aging affects immigration policy in rich industrialized countries. It sets up a two-period model of a representative democracy with two overlapping generations. The government’s preferred immigration rate increases with the share of retirees in the population. The...

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Published in:MAGKS - Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics (Band 18-2010)
Main Author: Calahorrano, Lena
Format: Work
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2010
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MAGKS - Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics