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Plus-values, consommation et épargne – Une estimation de l’effet richesse aux Etats-Unis et au Royaume-Uni

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  • Corinne Houizot

    (Institut Curie)

  • Hélène Baudchon
  • Catherine Mathieu

    (OFCE)

  • Francisco Serranito

    (Centre d'Economie de l'Université Paris Nord (CEPN))

Abstract

La forte hausse des cours boursiers, observée dans la seconde moitié des années 1990, est fréquemment évoquée pour expliquer le dynamisme, au cours de cette période, de la consommation des ménages américains et britanniques, et son corollaire, la baisse du taux d’épargne. Cet article analyse les déterminants de la consommation des ménages dans ces deux pays, et en particulier l’importance de l’effet richesse. Il comporte trois parties : un survol des évolutions de la consommation, de l’épargne et de la richesse des ménages au cours des quarante dernières années ; un rappel de la théorie et des modèles à tester ; enfin la présentation des résultats économétriques (...).

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Publication status: Published in Revue de l'OFCE, 2000, pp.197-240
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  1. P.-O. Beffy & B. Monfort, 2003. "Household wealth, portfolio selection and consumption behavior," Documents de Travail de la DESE - Working Papers of the DESE g2003-08, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques, DESE.
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