Saving Across the World: Puzzles and Policies
AbstractPromoting a high savings rate is high on the World Bank's agenda for promoting national income growth. This study surveys broad saving trends worldwide, summarizes current knowledge about savings and consumption, identifies main unresolved issues, and outlines the major policy questions to be researched. The paper include case studies from Sub-Saharan Africa, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, and Pakistan.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank in its series World Bank - Discussion Papers with number 354.
Length: 159 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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SAVINGS ; FINANCIAL POLICY ; DEBT;
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