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Perspectives on the Household Saving Rate

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  • William G. Gale

    (Brookings Institution)

  • John Sabelhaus

    (Congressional Budget Office)

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  • William G. Gale & John Sabelhaus, 1999. "Perspectives on the Household Saving Rate," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 30(1), pages 181-224.
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