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PSE Working Paper out now!

"Who pays for the consumption of young and old?"

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! AGENTA online...

...at the World Economic Forum & The Independent

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Does Demography Change Wealth Inequality?

Does Demography Change Wealth Inequality? - Miguel Sánchez-Romero, Stefan Wrzaczek, Alexia Prskawetz and Gustav Feichtinger investigate in this article the effect of demography on wealth inequality.

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The European NTA Manual

Ageing Europe: An application of National Transfer Accounts (NTA) for explaining and projecting trends in public finances.

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CONGRATULATIONS to Tanja Istenic!

Tanja Istenic, AGENTA team at UL, successfully defended her PhD theses on "The National Transfer Accounts Analysis of Economic Dependency over the Life Cycle" (University of Ljubljana).

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Intergenerational Justice Prize 2016/17

'The Broken Generational Contract in Europe: Generous Transfers to the Elderly Population, Low Investments in Children' by Bernhard Hammer, Tanja Istenic and Lili Vargha won third place of the 2016/17 Demography Prize of the Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations! The paper illustrates and quantifies intergenerational transfer flows in 16 EU countries using National Transfer Accounts data. In particular, it measures the agespecific value of transfers within households, including services ...

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AGENTA Project Brochure out now!

The AGENTA Project Brochure summarizes selected results of the AGENTA project. It includes a description of results from the European National Transfer Accounts (Chapter 1) and the National Time Transfer Accounts (Chapter 2); an analysis and description of retirement patterns across EU countries (Chapter 3); a description of transfer-regimes in Europe (Chapter 4); a simulation and projection of public transfers in the past and the future (Chapter 5), a discussion of indicators of sustainability and ...

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IUSSP Conference 2017 Poster Award: Best Poster of Day 4!

"Is it men or women who pay for the kids? The gendered division in the contributions to childbearing and implications for fertility" by Lili Vargha, Hungarian Demographic Research Institute; Gretchen Donehower, UC Berkeley; Tanja Istenic, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, won the Best Poster Award of Day 4! IUSSP Conference 2017  

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AGENTA Final Conference: Agenda online!

The AGENTA Final Conference: Economic Consequences of Population Ageing and Intergenerational Equity including NT(T)A Workshop will take place from 20-22 November in Vienna, Austria. The Conference Agenda can be found here! AGENTA Final Conference20-22 November 2017 Venue Conference 20-21 Nov. 2017: Sigmund Freud University Ceremonial Hall Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna Venue NT(T)A Workshop 22 Nov. 2017:  Campus WU, LC building Ceremonial Hall 1 Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna The European population ...

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New Publications in The Journal of the Economics of Ageing and SERIEs The Journal of the Spanish Economic Association

Miguel Sanchez-Romero and Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz investigate the differential impact that pension systems have on the labor supply and the accumulation of physical and human capital for individuals that differ by their learning ability and levels of life expectancy. Using a general equilibrium model populated by overlapping generations, in which all population groups interact through the pension system, the labor market, and the capital market, they show that the increasing gap in life expectancy ...

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New Publication in Demographic Research!

Changes in economic activity: The role of age and education.

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Publication in Demographic Research:

Household production and consumption over the life cycle: National Time Transfer Accounts in 14 European countries

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AGENTA Final Conference: Economic Consequences of Population Ageing and Intergenerational Equity

Call for papers open now! Deadline for submission: 30 June 2017!

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Winners of NTA XI Gender Paper Prize

Ana Seme, Lili Vargha, Tanja Istenic and Joze Sambt were among the winners of the NTA XI Gender Paper Prize for their AGENTA-Project Paper THE PATTERNS OF NON MONETARY TRANSFERS IN EUROPE: A HISTORICAL NTTA ANALYSIS BY AGE AND GENDER. The Paper can be downloaded here: http://www.ntaccounts.org/web/nta/show/Working%20Papers

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Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control out now!

Education, lifetime labor supply, and longevity improvements by Miguel Sánchez-Romero, Hippolyte d'Albis, Alexia Prskawetz

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