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The measurement of saving in Australia

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    This paper analyses the various available measures of household and overall private saving, with a particular focus on their strengths and weaknesses from a conceptual and practical perspective. The paper is intended as an overview of the important factual information on the measurement of saving in Australia.

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    Article provided by Treasury, Australian Government in its journal Economic Roundup.

    Volume (Year): (1999)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 21-50

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    Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_1999_4_1

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    Keywords: household economics; personal savings;

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    1. Eisner, Robert, 1988. "Extended Accounts for National Income and Product," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 26(4), pages 1611-84, December.
    2. Depta, Peter & Ravalli, Frank & Harding, Don, 1994. "Extended Measures of Investment and Saving," MPRA Paper 3319, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. O’Mara, L.P. & Walshaw, T.J., 1992. "Some Implications of Inflation Adjustment of Interest Payments on Australia’s Foreign Debt," Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, vol. 22(1), pages 51-65.
    4. Makin, Tony, 1990. "The Real Federal Budget Imbalance," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 66(194), pages 249-53, September.
    5. Malcolm Edey & Mark Britten-Jones, 1990. "Saving and Investment in the 1980s," RBA Research Discussion Papers rdp9004, Reserve Bank of Australia.
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