Demographic Dividend in Gujarat - A Theoretical Perspective

Jariwala V S and Manish Patel (2009), "Demographic Dividend: A Theoretical Perspective", Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Pp. 18-25, Vol:1, No.1, January-June

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Vijay Jariwala

Sardar Patel University - Department of Economics

Manish R. Patel

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU) - Department of Economics

Date Written: August 1, 2009

Abstract

The term Demographic Dividend occurs to a particular country when falling birthrates changes the age structure which further reduces the required investments in the Human Capital. Here we have tried to provide possible theory which can work for the Demographic Dividend for the state like Gujarat. I have also suggested policy action required to take advantage of Demographic Dividend in Gujarat State. Gujarat is the state where there are cities like Surat which accommodates highest number of Young People. Thus this paper in a way provides the possible areas where there is an urgent need to undertake exercises to work out Demographic Dividend at State Level as well as Country level aggregate. Demographic Dividend.

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Population Study, Gujarat

JEL Classification: J1, J10, J11

Suggested Citation

Jariwala, Vijay Sureshchandra and Patel, Manish R., Demographic Dividend in Gujarat - A Theoretical Perspective (August 1, 2009). Jariwala V S and Manish Patel (2009), "Demographic Dividend: A Theoretical Perspective", Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Pp. 18-25, Vol:1, No.1, January-June, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3072211

Vijay Sureshchandra Jariwala (Contact Author)

Sardar Patel University - Department of Economics ( email )

V V Nagar
Anand, Gujarat 388120
India

Manish R. Patel

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU) - Department of Economics

Surat
Gujarat
India

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