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date: 21 November 2019

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This article focuses on the forecasting of national GDP measures at long horizons, and argues that demography should be taken into account. It is organized as follows. Section 2 provides a brief discussion of some crucial theoretical issues for forecasting growth. Section 3 discusses the connection between demography and economic growth. Section 4 discusses alternative approaches and methods to make use of demographic–economic connections and the scope for combination forecasts in order to allow for long-run features. Section 5 summarizes the discussion.

Keywords: economic forecasting, GDP, demography, economic growth

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