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Saving - what do we know, and why do we care? (English)

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In principle, there is little reason people, and countries facing different shocks, and income streams should strive for optimal saving rates. But in practice, the inter-temporal choices that underlie saving, are subject to externalities, market failures... See More +

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  • Serven, Luis; Loayza, Norman; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus;
  • 1999/08/30
  • Brief
  • 26711
  • 1
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  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Saving - what do we know, and why do we care?
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