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Domestic Saving and Income Distribution

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the volume of domestic savings; its sources (e.g., personal/household, business, and the government); and the use of mobilized domestic savings to finance the growing investment ... More


The Generation and Distribution of Wealth

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the basic determinants of the generation of wealth and its distribution across households; it has four sections. Section 7.1 considers the life cycle motive as a basis of ... More


Why Does China Save So Much? 1

Charles Yuji Horioka and Junmin Wan

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents data on saving rates and related variables in China, and conducts an econometric analysis of the determinants of the household saving rate using a life cycle model and panel ... More


Why Are Saving Rates So High in China?

Dennis Tao Yang, Junsen Zhang, and Shaojie Zhou

in Capitalizing China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226237244
eISBN:
9780226237268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237268.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the high savings rate in China, beginning with an overview of the major trends in Chinese national saving in the past three decades. Drawing data from the World Development ... More


Saving Behavior

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the factors that influence the saving behavior of an individual. It suggests that the decision to save rather than to spend a portion of income is in effect a decision to ... More


The Role of Household Saving in the Economic Rise of China

Steven Lugauer and Nelson C. Mark

in Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The saving rate in China is high by historical and international norms. The high saving rate has funded capital accumulation which in turn has been the primary driver of China’s economic growth. This ... More


Household Debt and Saving during the 2007 Recession

Rajashri Chakrabarti, Donghoon Lee, Wilbert van der Klaauw, and Basit Zafar

in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226204260
eISBN:
9780226204437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204437.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Using administrative credit report records and data collected through several special household surveys we analyze changes in household debt and savings during the 2007 recession. We find that while ... More


Consumption, Land Prices, and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Japan

John Muellbauer and Keiko Murata

in Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014892
eISBN:
9780262289467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014892.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the effect of interest rates on consumption in Japan and explains why monetary transmission via Japan’s household sector is significantly different from that operating in the ... More


Drowning or Weathering the Storm?: Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009

Jesse Bricker, Brian Bucks, Arthur Kennickell, Traci Mach, and Kevin Moore

in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226204260
eISBN:
9780226204437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204437.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

In 2009, the Federal Reserve Board implemented a survey of families that participated in the 2007 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) to gain detailed information on the effects of the recent recession ... More


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