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Alessandro Cigno

Alessandro Cigno is Professor of Economics at the University of Florence and coauthor of The Economics of Child Labor.

Titles by This Author

The rapidly aging populations of many developed countries--most notably Japan and member countries of the European Union--present obvious problems for the public pension plans of these countries. Not only will there be disproportionately fewer workers making pension contributions than there are retirees drawing pension benefits, but the youth-to-age imbalance would significantly affect the total contributive capacity of future generations and hence their total income growth.