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John Piggott


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Working paper

17 Feb 2017

This report analyses the components of economic growth in 21 APEC economies in the past 25 years and the next 35. Written to contribute to discussions at APEC Senior Officials’ meetings in the run up to APEC ministerial and leaders meetings, it highlights the critical role played by population...

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Book

20 Oct 2016

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This volume provides evidence from many of Australia’s leading scholars from a range of social science disciplines to support policies that address challenges presented by Australia’s ageing population. It builds on presentations made to the 2014 Symposium of the...

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Video lecture/presentation

05 Sep 2013

In the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia 2013 Keith Hancock Lecture Retirement income design with an ageing demographic, Scientia Professor John Piggott FASSA,  argues that population ageing has challenged the standard 20th century retirement income paradigm, which relies on...

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Research report

23 May 2013

While Asia's population is expected to increase by one billion people in the next thirty years, the significant demographic story is the change in its age structure.

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• This is the first research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing...

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Research report

10 Sep 2012

The fiscal challenges of population ageing can be tackled in a number of ways. These include investing in capital and productivity of the smaller workforce, greater saving for retirement, higher migration, an active population policy, reducing benefits for the old, and/or encouraging and...

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Research report

01 Jan 2000

Oliva S. Mitchell and John Piggott argue that retirement systems should be conceived of as long-term financial contracts under which workers' contributions today are exchanged for benefits paid to the elderly tomorrow. Such contracts are said to be well-managed if the transactions are handled in...

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