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Households’ savings and portfolio choices: micro and macroeconomic approaches

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  • L. Arrondel.
  • V. Borgy.
  • F. Savignac.

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Households’ savings and asset allocation behaviour patterns are key to the financing of economies. The recent financial crisis and, more structurally, the ageing of populations are prompting central banks, supervisory authorities and market players to develop policies for the financial education of the public.

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  • L. Arrondel. & V. Borgy. & F. Savignac., 2011. "Households’ savings and portfolio choices: micro and macroeconomic approaches," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 22, pages 33-51, Summer.
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    1. Cussen, Mary & O'Leary, Brídín & Smith, Donal, 2012. "The Impact of the Financial Turmoil on Households: A Cross Country Comparison," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 78-98, April.

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    Keywords

    Portfolio choices; savings; housing; pensions.;

    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies

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