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The Decline in Saving: A Threat to America's Prosperity?

Barry P. Bosworth
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780815721352 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0815721358 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Summary
"Examines the decline in saving in the United States over the past quarter-century. Is it a statistical artifact of the official measure of saving? Why don't Americans save? What are the consequences for economic growth, the performance of the aggregate economy, and policy goals?"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Measuring saving
  • Why don't Americans save?
  • Global saving patterns
  • Consequences of low saving.
Description
viii, 135 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-129) and index.
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