The Fall and Rise of Household Saving

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This report begins by showing how the household saving rate has varied in recent years. Next, it explains how household saving is measured, and it provides some detail on how saving varies across the income distribution. Finally, it discusses factors that may account for the long decline in household saving, as well as prospects for its recovery.

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Cashell, Brian W. September 1, 2009.

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This report begins by showing how the household saving rate has varied in recent years. Next, it explains how household saving is measured, and it provides some detail on how saving varies across the income distribution. Finally, it discusses factors that may account for the long decline in household saving, as well as prospects for its recovery.

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14 pages.

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Cashell, Brian W. The Fall and Rise of Household Saving, report, September 1, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689188/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.