Saving Behavior in Latin America: Overview and Policy Issues

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Michael Gavin

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Ricardo Hausmann

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Ernesto Talvi

Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Economica y Social (CERES)

Date Written: May 1997

Abstract

This paper reviews and contributes to the policy debate on the issue of saving in Latin America, presenting an alternative perspective on the relationship between saving and growth, saving and inflation stabilization and structural reform, and saving and capital flows.

Suggested Citation

Gavin, Michael and Hausmann, Ricardo and Talvi, Ernesto, Saving Behavior in Latin America: Overview and Policy Issues (May 1997). IDB Working Paper No. 286. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1815974 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1815974

Michael Gavin

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Ricardo Hausmann

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) ( email )

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Ernesto Talvi

Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Economica y Social (CERES) ( email )

Antonio Costa 3476
11300 Montevideo
Uruguay
(5982)628-7703 / 628 76 44 (Phone)
(5982)622-0526 (Fax)

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