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U.S. Aging Population

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Richard Jackson talked about the economic, social, geopolitical, and demographic implications of the aging of the U.S. population, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Dr.

 

This video highlights the effects of the later stages of the demographic transition on economics, politics and cultural institutions on the most developed countries in the world.    

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Kyle Kampe's curator insight, May 27, 2014 10:08 PM

In AP Human Geo., this relates to the theme of the dependency ratio and the population pyramid. As the population ages, the dependency ratio increases as the elder population brackets of the population pyramid require funds from the working class population to sustain themselves.

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