Do the Aged Dissave in Japan? Evidence from Micro Data
AbstractIn this paper, we analyse the saving behavior of the aged in Japan using household-level data from a 1992 survey conducted by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.
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Volume (Year): 10 (1996)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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- Horioka, C.Y. & Kasuga, N. & Yamazaki, K. & Watanabe, W., 1996. "Do the Aged Dissave in Japan? Evidence from Micro Data," ISER Discussion Paper 0402, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- D91 - Microeconomics - - Intertemporal Choice and Growth - - - Intertemporal Consumer Choice; Life Cycle Models and Saving
- E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
- J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
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