Where Have All the Savings Gone?
By Robert L. Formaini, Richard B. McKenzie
This article appeared in the Winter 2001 issue of The Independent Review
Economists alarmed by the twenty-year decline in Americans personal saving rates need to explain the rise of U.S. living standards and stock market indexes during this period. When alternative measures of savings are considered, low personal saving rates hardly seem perplexing or troubling.
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