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Household Finance. An Emerging Field

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  • Luigi Guiso

    (EIEF)

  • Paolo Sodini

    (Stockholm School of Economics)

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Household finance - the normative and positive study of how households use financial markets to achieve their objectives - has gained a lot of attention over the past decade and has become a field with its own identity, style and agenda. In this chapter we review its evolution and most recent developments.

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Paper provided by Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in its series EIEF Working Papers Series with number 1204.

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Length: 223 pages
Date of creation: 2012
Date of revision: Mar 2012
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