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Ahorro y crecimiento: alguna evidencia para la economía argentina, 1970-2004


  • Luis N. Lanteri

    () (Banco Central de Argentina)


This paper investigates the factors that have influenced the savings behaviour in the Argentine economy. First, the correlations between saving and investment over time are analysed (the Feldstein- Horioka puzzle). Second, the paper investigates the causality in Granger sense between private national saving and real product in VAR models. The paper uses annual data during the 1970-2004 period.

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  • Luis N. Lanteri, 2007. "Ahorro y crecimiento: alguna evidencia para la economía argentina, 1970-2004," Economía Mexicana NUEVA ÉPOCA, , vol. 0(1), pages 75-104, January-J.
  • Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:16:y:2007:i:1:p:75-104

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    national saving; domestic investment; real output (real GDP); causality;

    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models


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