Fiscal Policy and Longevity

Þorsteinn Sigurður Sveinsson

Student thesis: Master thesis

Abstract

The thesis uses the Blanchard-Yaari model to examine the macroeconomic implications of increased longevity. The model analysis demonstrates sev- eral economic implications of increased longevity and the capacity of scal policy to respond to these economic implications. Optimal retirement age is determined under conditions of age-dependent productivity.

EducationsMSc in Advanced Economics and Finance, (Graduate Programme) Final Thesis
LanguageEnglish
Publication date2014
Number of pages66