Damien B. wrote:
>< “Whenever young people represent a
> relatively small portion of the population …
> times are relatively tranquil,” they wrote in
> their study. “But when a large portion of a
> country’s population is young there is likely
> to be turmoil and political violence.” >
>Bring on the longevity treatments! Skew the demographics!
This doesn't always work the way you would hope.
For example, the rich save a larger fraction of their income
than the poor, but as nations and the world gets richer, they
don't save much more than they did.
Robin Hanson email@example.com http://hanson.gmu.edu
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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