Adam Smith's answer to the Feldstein-Horioka Paradox: The invisible hand revisited
AbstractAdam Smith explained the Feldstein-Horioka Paradox, arguing that it is the pursuit of security that leads owners of capital to invest at home and that it is the pursuit of security, not profit, that leads them to promote the good of society.
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Volume (Year): 110 (2011)
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Feldstein-Horioka paradox or puzzle Capital mobility Capital flows Adam Smith Invisible hand;
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- Ayumu Yasutomi & Charles Yuji Horioka, 2010. "Adam Smith's Answer to the Feldstein-Horioka Paradox: The Invisible Hand Revisited," ISER Discussion Paper 0778, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
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- Feldstein, Martin & Horioka, Charles, 1980.
"Domestic Saving and International Capital Flows,"
Royal Economic Society, vol. 90(358), pages 314-29, June.
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