2008

Demographic Change and Intergenerational Justice

The Implementation of Long-Term Thinking in the Political Decision Making Process

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ISBN: 978-3-540-77083-1 (Print) 978-3-540-77084-8 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Demographic Trends

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Low Fertility in Europe in a Global Demographic Context

  3. The Impact of Demographic Developments on Key Indicators

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 23-30

      Demography and Budget Consolidation: An Analysis and Possible Courses of Action

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 31-52

      Intergenerational Justice and Economic Growth. A Challenge for Economic Policy

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      Pages 53-70

      Demographic Development: Not Really a Problem for Coming Generations

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 71-95

      Macroeconomics and Age Structure in a Welfare State – Sweden 1946 – 2005

  4. The Relationship Between Key Sustainability Indicators and Intergenerational Justice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 99-125

      Demographic Change and Sustainability: A Generational Balance

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      Pages 127-134

      Intergenerational Justice in an Extreme Longevity Scenario

  5. Intergenerational Justice and Population Policies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-159

      An Ethical Assessment of the Legitimacy of Anti-natalistic Birth Policies

  6. The Implementation of Long-term Thinking

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 163-173

      Changing the German Constitution in Favor of Future Generations – Four Perspectives from the Young Generation

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      Pages 175-205

      Demographic Pressure and Attitudes Towards Public Intergenerational Transfers in Germany – How Much Room Left for Reforms?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 207-218