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Do the Aged Dissave in Japan? Evidence from Micro Data

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  • Horioka, Charles Yuji
  • Kasuga, Norihiro
  • Yamazaki, Katsuyo
  • Watanabe, Wako

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In 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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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

Volume (Year): 10 (1996)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 295-311

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jjieco:v:10:y:1996:i:3:p:295-311

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Cited by:
  1. Kenneth N. Kuttner & Adam S. Posen, 2002. "Passive Savers and Fiscal Policy Effectiveness in Japan," Working Paper Series WP02-2, Peterson Institute for International Economics.
  2. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2004. "Do the Elderly Dissave in Japan?," ISER Discussion Paper 0605, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  3. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2006. "The Dissaving of the Aged Revisited: The Case of Japan," NBER Working Papers 12351, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2001. "Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic?," NBER Working Papers 8577, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Charles Y. Horioka, 2009. "The (Dis)saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan," NBER Working Papers 15601, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Kiichi Tokuoka, 2010. "The Outlook for Financing Japan’s Public Debt," IMF Working Papers 10/19, International Monetary Fund.
  7. David Blake, 2004. "The impact of wealth on consumption and retirement behaviour in the UK," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(8), pages 555-576.

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