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Savings under formal and informal conditions

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  • Mariano Bosch
  • Angel Melguizo
  • Ximena Peña
  • David Tuesta

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This study analyzes different individual\'s factors that impact savings conditions, based on two innovative surveys performed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the cities of Lima and Mexico D.F.

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  • Mariano Bosch & Angel Melguizo & Ximena Peña & David Tuesta, 2015. "Savings under formal and informal conditions," Working Papers 1519, BBVA Bank, Economic Research Department.
  • Handle: RePEc:bbv:wpaper:1519
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    Keywords

    Emerging Economies; Financial Inclusion; Latin America; Mexico; Peru; Working Paper;

    JEL classification:

    • D14 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Saving; Personal Finance
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • J46 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Informal Labor Market
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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