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Alternative estimates of Japanese saving and comparisons with the U.S.: Can the capital gains to land be included in "saving?"

Robert Dekle

Title:
Alternative estimates of Japanese saving and comparisons with the U.S.: Can the capital gains to land be included in "saving?"
Author(s):
Dekle, Robert
Date:
Type:
Working papers
Department:
Center on Japanese Economy and Business
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Series:
Center on Japanese Economy and Business Working Papers
Part Number:
52
Abstract:
This paper presents several novel measures of Japanese saving and performs a U.S.-Japan comparison. We find that if "saving" includes the capital gains to land, the two country gap is much larger than what was conventionally believed.
Subject(s):
Economics, Commerce-Business
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Suggested Citation:
Robert Dekle, 1991, Alternative estimates of Japanese saving and comparisons with the U.S.: Can the capital gains to land be included in "saving?", Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:199.

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