Nelson C. Mark

Nelson C. Mark is the Alfred C. DeCrane Jr. Professor of International Economics at the University of Notre Dame. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Content by Nelson Mark
  • Blog post

    Smaller family sizes and ageing populations may reduce long-run savings rates

    As developing countries embark on demographic transitions, the phenomenon of declining birth rates and family size becomes an increasingly important policy dilemma. Demography has implications for a country’s labour supply, savings rates, and capital formation, all of which shape and influence its economic growth. In today’s blog, the authors argue that increases in...

    18 Nov 2015 | Chad Curtis, Steven Lugauer, Nelson Mark