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Do the Aged Dissave in Japan? Evidence from Micro Data

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  • Horioka, C.Y.
  • Kasuga, N.
  • Yamazaki, K.
  • Watanabe, W.

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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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Paper provided by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University in its series ISER Discussion Paper with number 0402.

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Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:dpr:wpaper:0402

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Keywords: AGING; JAPAN; SAVINGS; PENSION FUNDS;

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Cited by:
  1. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2009. "The (Dis)saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan," ISER Discussion Paper 0763, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  2. Kiichi Tokuoka, 2010. "The Outlook for Financing Japan's Public Debt," IMF Working Papers 10/19, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2002. "Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic or Dynastic?," The Japanese Economic Review, Japanese Economic Association, vol. 53(1), pages 26-54.
  4. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2006. "The Dissaving of the Aged Revisited: The Case of Japan," NBER Working Papers 12351, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Charles Yuji Horioka, 2004. "Do the Elderly Dissave in Japan?," ISER Discussion Paper 0605, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  6. 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.
  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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