Revisiting the "Dependency Ratio"

Orr, Doug
March 2005
Dollars & Sense;Mar/Apr2005, Issue 258, p9
Focuses on the dependency ratio that has been calculated by the U.S. Social Security Trustees, as a tool in assessing any demographic threat to society's ability to provide for retirement income security. Criticism against the method used by the trustees to calculate; Overview of the method used by the trustees; Group of people who are considered dependents.


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