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Retirement Saving Adequacy and Individual Investment Risk Management Using the Asset/Salary Ratio

P. Brett Hammond and David P. Richardson

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter uses a concept dubbed the asset/salary ratio (ASR) to examine factors that boost the chances that defined contribution plan participants will have sufficient assets to generate adequate ... 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


China: Development, Inequality, and Imbalance

Carl Riskin

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China, like India, presents a case of growth with increasing income inequality. In China this has gone hand in hand with a number of serious structural imbalances. It is clear that China’s problems ... More


Wealth Dynamics and Active Saving at Older Ages

Michael D. Hurd and Susann Rohwedder

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

According to the simple lifecycle model single persons are predicted to decumulate assets at advanced age, when mortality risk is high, to reduce the risk of dying with substantial wealth. ... More


Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Robert L. Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book explores how rising pension and healthcare costs, along with workforce aging, are affecting pension and retirement planning around the world. Many middle-aged workers now realize that they ... More


External Debt, Adjustment, and Growth

Delano P. Villanueva and Roberto S. Mariano

in Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386812
eISBN:
9780226387062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387062.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

High ratios of external debt to GDP in selected Asian countries have contributed to the initiation, propagation, and severity of the financial and economic crises in recent years, reflecting runaway ... More


Aging Populations, Pension Operations, Potential Economic Disappointment, and Its Allocation

Sylvester J. Schieber

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the demographic evolution of some advanced countries and predicts a visible slowdown in the growth of per capita gross domestic product (GDP). Pension policies can be considered ... More


The Republic of Korea's Economy in the Swirl of Global Crisis

Dongchul Cho

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that the Republic of Korea is not immune to global crises, but that a more than proportional response of gross domestic product to global crises does not seem to be the general ... More


(Dis)Saving in South Africa

Nicola Viegi

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines saving rates in South Africa. Analysing the determinants of savings in South Africa provides insights into aspects of the South African economy which undermine its growth ... More


The World of Piketty

Paul De Grauwe

in The Limits of the Market: The Pendulum Between Government and Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198784289
eISBN:
9780191826856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784289.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In 2013 the French economist Thomas Piketty wrote a remarkable book entitled Le capital au XXIe siècle. When the English translation, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, was published in 2014, it ... More


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