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Real Interest Rates, Saving and Investment

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  • Smith, J.C.

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This paper investigates the determinants of real interest rates at world and country level. The starting point is the idea that the real interest rates reflect the interaction of desired saving and planned investment, using the framework developed by Barro and Sala-i- Martin (1990) and Barro (1992).

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Paper provided by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in its series The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) with number 454.

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Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:wrk:warwec:454

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Keywords: INTEREST RATE; SAVINGS; INVESTMENTS; ECONOMIC MODELS;

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  1. Barro, R.J. & Martin, X.S., 1990. "World Real Interest Rates," RCER Working Papers 227, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER).
    • Robert J. Barro & Xavier Sala-i-Martin, 1990. "World Real Interest Rates," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1990, Volume 5, pages 15-74 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Lawrence J. Christiano & Martin Eichenbaum, 1992. "Liquidity Effects and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism," NBER Working Papers 3974, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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