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A Poupança em Portugal

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  • Fernando Alexandre

    (University of Minho and NIPE)

  • Luís Aguiar Conraria

    (University of Minho and NIPE)

  • Pedro Bação

    (University of Coimbra and GEMF)

  • Miguel Portela

    (University of Minho and NIPE)

Abstract

A forte e contínua redução da taxa de poupança da economia portuguesa nas últimas décadas foi, até à crise financeira internacional, um facto largamente ignorado por especialistas e decisores de política. Esta diminuição acentuada da taxa de poupança teve como reflexo o aumento exponencial do défice e da dívida externas, o que deveria ter feito soar os sinais de alarme. No entanto, apesar de estarem ainda bem presentes as duas intervenções do Fundo Monetário Internacional nas décadas de 1970 e 1980, em resultado de crises de pagamentos, instalou-se na sociedade portuguesa, depois da adesão ao euro, o sentimento de que desta vez seria diferente.

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  • Fernando Alexandre & Luís Aguiar Conraria & Pedro Bação & Miguel Portela, 2011. "A Poupança em Portugal," GEMF Working Papers 2011-19, GEMF, Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra.
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