Demographic Change in Asia : The Impacton Optimal National Saving, Investment, and the Current Account »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ian McDonald , Serge Bésanger , and Ross Guest
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2000
Keywords: Current account, Asia, Investment, Savings, Current Account Balance, Investments, Aging, Demography, national saving, consumption demands
This paper calculates the levels of optimal national saving, investment, and the current account balance for five Asian economies-Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines-for the period 1997-2...