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Demography and cross-country differences in savings rates: a new approach and evidence

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  • Elwin Tobing, 2012. "Demography and cross-country differences in savings rates: a new approach and evidence," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 25(3), pages 963-987, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:25:y:2012:i:3:p:963-987
    DOI: 10.1007/s00148-011-0386-4
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    Keywords

    Saving; Fertility; Longevity; E21; J10; O16;
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    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • J10 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - General
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance

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