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You can't fight the forces of demographics: In almost every western country, the peak in real...

You can't fight the forces of demographics: In almost every western country, the peak in real estate prices has coincided very closely with the peak in dependency ratios - the proportion of working age population relative to older folks. In other words, it doesn't bode well for a country's standard of living when pensioners start to outnumber workers.
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  • Hillbilly Stock Star
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    $BJK Casino bullish imo.
    6 Dec 2012, 06:57 PM Reply Like
  • pre-boomer
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    How about when the % of population that pay no income tax and even receive ' negative income tax ' , that is earned income tax credit, is a greater and greater % ??
    6 Dec 2012, 07:17 PM Reply Like
  • The Geoffster
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    In many states, the parasites outnumber the hosts. When this happens, it's called Detroit.
    6 Dec 2012, 07:30 PM Reply Like
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