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Does cultural origin affect saving behavior? evidence from immigrants by Chris Carroll

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saving and investment -- Social aspects -- United States -- Econometric models.,
  • Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Econometric models.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Econometric models.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher D. Carroll, Byung-Kun Rhee, Changyong Rhee.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6568, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6568.
ContributionsRhee, Byung-Kun, 1962-, Rhee, Changyong., National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1 .W654 no. 6568
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22403061M

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Get this from a library! Does cultural origin affect saving behavior?: evidence from immigrants. [Chris Carroll; Byung-Kun Rhee; Changyong Rhee; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Because efforts to explain international saving differentials using traditional economic variables have not been very successful (Bosworth, ), some economists have proposed that. Get this from a library! Does Cultural Origin Affect Saving Behavior? Evidence from Immigrants. [Chris Carroll; Byung-Kun Rhee; Changyong Rhee] -- Because efforts to explain international saving differentials using traditional economic variables have not been very successful (Bosworth, ), some economists have proposed that national saving.   The accepted view in economics so far is that culture does not have any effect on savings. We revisit this evidence using a novel dataset, which allows us to study the saving behavior . Carroll, Christopher D & Rhee, Byung-Kun & Rhee, Changyong, "Does Cultural Origin Affect Saving Behavior? Evidence from Immigrants," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 48(1), pages , October.

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