Economic Review

1990

 
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May/Jun, 1990

Is Saving Too Low in the United States?

William E. Cullison

Many observers contend that the U.S. savings rate has declined in recent years and that it lags behind the savings rates of our trading partners. This article surveys different methods of measuring savings (and problems with these methods) and finds that U.S. saving may not be as low as is popularly believed.



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