The Mystery of Saving in Latin America

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Oscar Becerra

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Eduardo A. Cavallo

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department

Ilan Noy

Victoria University of Wellington

Date Written: November 2015

Abstract

Using reduced-form regression models, this paper shows that average predicted

Keywords: Saving rates, Saving gap, Determinants of saving, Private saving, Public saving

JEL Classification: E21

Suggested Citation

Becerra, Oscar and Cavallo, Eduardo A. and Noy, Ilan, The Mystery of Saving in Latin America (November 2015). IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-615, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2729668 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2729668

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Eduardo A. Cavallo

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Ilan Noy

Victoria University of Wellington ( email )

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