PETERSON, PETER G.
Title Gray Dawn: How The Coming Age Wave Will Transform America - And The World.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Times Books / Random House, New York: 1999.
0812931955 / 9780812931952
Seller ID 68435X1
The major economies of the world are on a collision course toward a huge, as-yet-unseen iceberg: global aging. Increased longevity is a blessing, but it carries with it costs and questions few countries wish to deal with. This looming demographic challenge may become the transcendent issue o the twenty-first century, affecting not just our economies but out political systems, our lifestyles, our ethics, and even our military security. Includes an Index. "Pete Peterson is the watchman on deck warning us all to wake up because of the 'Iceberg dead ahead!' His facts are explosive. His stories, rich. His colution, compelling." - Diane Sawyer, ABC News
(Key Words: Demography, Peter G. Peterson, Current Affairs, Aging, Economic Policy, Social Policy, Gender Gap, Trust Funds, Taxes, Social Security, Savings Rates, Sweden, Retirement, Pay-As-You-Go Systems, OECD, Medicare, Life Expectancy, International Monetary Fund, Immigration, Health Care, G-7, Germany, France, Families, Nicholas Eberstadt, Canada, Deficit Spending, Australia).