The saving grace
Abstract: Many economists agree that a country's rate of saving can be a key factor in the growth rate and living standards the country achieves. Analysts are less certain about which factors have positive and negative influences on saving, what role government should have in creating a better environment for saving, and the extent to which a country can offset the effects of low domestic saving by tapping into other countries' savings. ; Economists, bankers, and officials discussed these and other aspects of saving earlier this year at a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Richard Alm and David Gould recap much of that discussion in this article.
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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Part of Series: Economic and Financial Policy Review
Publication Date: 1994
Issue: Q III