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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


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


Household Saving in Germany: Results of the First SAVE Study

Axel Börsch-Supan and Lothar Essig (eds)

in Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the saving behavior of households in Germany. The findings reveal extraordinarily stable and sound levels of saving. Germans save regularly, in a manner that is planned, and ... More


Adjusting Retirement Goals and Saving Behavior: The Role of Financial Education

Robert L. Clark and Madeleine Ambrosio (eds)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which describes a well-crafted financial education program implemented by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund, also assesses the effect of ... More


Choice, Chance, and Wealth Dispersion at Retirement

Steven F. Venti and David A. Wise

in Aging Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620817
eISBN:
9780226620831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620831.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In a previous study, the authors of this chapter evaluated the extent to which the different wealth accumulation of households with similar lifetime earnings could be accounted for by random shocks, ... More


Introduction

Annamaria Lusardi (ed.)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book investigates the financial education programs that are in place, examines available investment products, and looks at the experiences of countries that have privatized the pension systems ... More


Investing for Retirement in a Low Returns Environment: Making the Right Decisions to Make the Money Last

Catherine Reilly and Alistair Byrne

in How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827443
eISBN:
9780191866296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827443.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Low returns on financial assets and increasing longevity mean saving for retirement is becoming more challenging than it has been in the past. Generations retiring in the near term face increased ... More


Household Portfolio Allocation over the Life Cycle

James M. Poterba and Andrew A. Samwick

in Aging Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620817
eISBN:
9780226620831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620831.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents systematic empirical evidence on the basic patterns of household asset allocation over the life cycle. This information can help to evaluate competing models of household ... More


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