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Precautionary saving and altruism
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics.
1997 (English)Report (Other scientific)
Abstract [en]

The potential importance of the precautionary motive for saving has been noted in many studies during the last decades. This paper examines the determination of precautionary saving when people have access to intra-family risk sharing. I show that, with u

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Uppsala: Department of Economics , 1997.
, Working paper / Department of Economics, Uppsala University, 1997:19
Keyword [en]
Risk sharing; Intra-family insurance
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-44992OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-44992DiVA: diva2:72899
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