Immigration and Pensions

June 10, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Mark O’Connor for the following piece from MigrationWatch UK, preceded by comments by Mark and Brian McCabe. You can also see two graphs on potential support ratios in the UK.
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Here is a very good analysis by the UK group MigrationWatch, challenging the need for growing populations and immigration to support developed countries’ aging populations.

Politicians still never mention the higher cost of supporting young people up to age 20 as they try to justify high immigration and pop growth. But the growth of baby bonuses in Russia, Singapore, Australia, Japan, France and several other developed countries with rising age profiles is alarming for long term population trends.

For full article, visit:
http://www.migrationwatchuk.org/briefingPaper/document/179


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