Consumption and Saving: Models of Intertemporal Allocation and Their Implications for Public Policy

This paper provides a critical survey of the large literature on the life cycle model of consumption, both from an empirical and a theoretical point of view. It discusses several approaches that have been taken in the literature to bring the model to the data, their empirical successes, and their fa...

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Volume: 48
Main Author: Orazio P. Attanasio
Guglielmo Weber
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.09.2010
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: Journal of economic literature Vol. 48; no. 3; pp. 693 - 751
Data of publication: 20100901
ISSN: 0022-0515
2328-8175
EISSN: 2328-8175
Discipline: Economics
Law
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