Italian Household Wealth: Background, Main Results, Outlook

18 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2008

Date Written: June 16, 2008

Abstract

The paper offers a broad overview of the topics addressed during the Bank of Italy's conference on Household wealth in Italy held in Perugia (Italy) in 2007. It recalls the principal reasons for central bank involvement in the compilation of statistics on wealth, looks at the Bank of Italy's experience in this specific field, provides a brief synopsis of the research to date and compares the new estimates with those previously available. The final section provides some thoughts on the future direction of the research.

Keywords: Households, Wealth, Saving

JEL Classification: D31, E21

Suggested Citation

Cannari, Luigi and D'Alessio, Giovanni and Marchese, Grazia, Italian Household Wealth: Background, Main Results, Outlook (June 16, 2008). Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. A1. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1162092 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1162092

Luigi Cannari

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

Giovanni D'Alessio (Contact Author)

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
00184 Roma
Italy

Grazia Marchese

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

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