Household Savings in Japan Revisited
AbstractThis paper investigates the household saving behavior by different cohorts with various household characteristics in Japan. Pooling the National Survey of Family Income and Expenditure in 1984, 1989 and 1994, the cohort analysis finds a substantial behavioral difference in the baby-boomer generation in Japan after 1989. As this generation is the largest demographic group, this finding provides valuable information to policy makers, especially in terms of intergenerational equity.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University in its series Discussion Paper with number 6.
Length: 30 p.
Date of creation: Dec 2000
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Note: September 2000; Revised November 2000, This paper was prepared for the Joint TMR-ESF-SFB 504 Conference on Savings, Pensions, and Portfolio Choice, held in Deidesheim, Germany, April 6-9, 2000.
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savings; life-cycle; cohorts; social security wealth;
Other versions of this item:
- D91 - Microeconomics - - Intertemporal Choice and Growth - - - Intertemporal Consumer Choice; Life Cycle Models and Saving
- E2 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
- E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
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