Skip to Main Content

Economic Quarterly

Spring 1993

Personal Saving Behavior and Real Economic Activity

Roy H. Webb

Although several prominent analysts have asserted that personal saving behavior is a key indicator of real growth, the usual saving statistics reveal little about current and future business conditions. Difficulties in defining, measuring, and interpreting saving data should be kept in mind by prospective users.

Subscribe to Economic Quarterly

Receive an email notification when Economic Quarterly is posted online:

Subscribe to Economic Quarterly

phone Contact Us

Lisa Kenney (804) 697-8179