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Household Saving in Pakistan: Some Findings from Time-Series Data

Zia M. Qureshi
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Zia M. Qureshi: International Monetary' Fund.

The Pakistan Development Review, 1981, vol. 20, issue 4, 375-397

Abstract: The paper tests some household savings hypotheses with time-series data for Pakistan over the 1950-51-1976-77 period. The permanent income model is found to give a much better explanation of the year-to-year variations in household saving than does the simple current income model. Among other findings is a highly significant correlation between changes in the real rate of return on financial assets and household saving.

Date: 1981
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