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The long-term impact of aging on the federal budget

By Louise Sheiner ● Brookings ● 01/11/2018

In a new Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary policy working paper, Senior Fellow Louise Sheiner discusses the effects that aging has on federal spending on entitlement programs and the implications for the overall debt burden, as well as aging’s effects on interest rates and productivity.

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