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The Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle Revisited

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  • Adolfo Sachsida

    (Institute for Applied Economics Research - IPEA)

  • Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano

    (Institute for Applied Economics Research - IPEA)

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This article corroborate the evidence that the Feldstein-Horioka test do not reflect capital mobility in the real side of economics, but just the variability between external and domestic saving.

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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpit:9904001

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