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Author Dekle, Robert.

Title Understanding Japanese savings : does population aging matter? / Robert Dekle
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, ©2005
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series RoutledgeCurzon studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 55
RoutledgeCurzon studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 55
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Overview of post-war Japanese saving and investment; Plan of this book; The saving behavior of the Japanese elderly; Specification of estimation equations; Results; Conclusion; Private investment and fundamentals; Investment theory; Plots of the data; Conclusion; Simulating the impact of aging on future saving, investment, and budget deficits; The Japanese fiscal position in the 1990s; Aging and support ratios; Demographic change, the optimal saving-investment balance, and government deficits; Conclusion; Appendix
Aging and the role of foreign immigration in impacting saving, investment, and foreign capital inflowsHousing and Japanese saving and consumption behavior; Conclusion and lessons for developing countries; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Understanding Japanese Saving holds key lessons for Western nations undergoing similar demographic transformations as well as developing countries looking to establish public savings institutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Older people -- Japan -- Economic conditions.
Saving and investment -- Japan.
Veroudering (demografie)
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Investments & Securities -- General.
Older people -- Economic conditions.
Saving and investment.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203645294