Demographic Shifts Present Challenges for Public Finance Sector

Our take on credit challenges and resilience as the working-age population decline speeds up in most parts of the country and most of the country grows older.

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An extended decline in US birth rates is set to accelerate the decline of the working age population across most of the country, with implications for regional and local economies.  At the same time, an increase in the elderly population is changing the patient mix at hospitals and raising nursing home costs in state Medicaid budgets.  This discussion will cover the impact of these trends on state and local governments and the healthcare sector.

  • Where and why is the working age population decline set to accelerate?
  • Implications for regional economic competitiveness and municipal credit stability
  • Labor shortages and aging patient mix impact on hospital sector
  • Impact of growing elderly population on state Medicaid budgets
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    Rachel Cortez Associate Managing Director, US Public Finance Moody's Ratings Bio
    Frank Mamo Vice President / Senior Analyst Moody's Ratings Bio
    Diana Lee Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, US Public Finance Group Moody's Ratings Bio
    Nick Samuels SVP - Senior Credit Officer, States and High Profile Ratings Team Moody's Ratings Bio
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