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Immigration and Australia's population in the 21st Century. Household Saving, Immigration and the Current Account

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  • Taslim, M.A.

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There is some concern that immigration contributes to a larger current account deficit in a net borrowing country like Australia. The reason is believed to be that the immigrants on balance have a lower net saving than those born in the country.

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  • Taslim, M.A., 1996. "Immigration and Australia's population in the 21st Century. Household Saving, Immigration and the Current Account," CEPR Discussion Papers 355, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
  • Handle: RePEc:auu:dpaper:355
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    Keywords

    IMMIGRATION; POPULATION; INCOME; SAVINGS;

    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • H30 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - General
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth

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