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Transferencias intergeneracionales en Uruguay

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  • Marisa Bucheli

    (Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República)

  • Rodrigo Ceni

    (Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República)

  • Cecilia González

    (Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present an overall picture of the 1994 estimations of the economic flows per capita by age profile in Uruguay, focusing on the transfers between ages. People consume during the whole of their lives, but labor income is concentrated in the prime ages. In fact, in childhood and for the elderly, consumption is below labor income. These age groups have a life cycle deficit, which is supported by public and private transfers and asset-based reallocations from middle-aged people. The different account profiles (public and private consumption, labor income, public and private transfers, asset-based reallocation) are estimated using micro-data from the Household Survey. The totals of these accounts are consistent with the NIPA.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics - dECON in its series Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) with number 0507.

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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2007
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Handle: RePEc:ude:wpaper:0507

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Keywords: intergenerational transfers; generational accounts;

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  1. Marisa Bucheli & Cecilia González & Cecilia Olivieri, 2010. "Transferencias del sector público a la infancia y vejez en Uruguay (1994-2006)," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0310, Department of Economics - dECON.

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