Personal Savings

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    The effects of uncertainty on savings, consumption, and labor supply

    The purpose of this paper is to develop a theoretical model of individual savings, consumption, and labor supply under uncertainty. This paper differs from existing literature on savings under uncertainty by the explicit treatment of the labor suppl...

    Jan 1, 1981

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    Asset accumulation and family size

    Provides estimates of effects of children on asset accumulation, asset composition, consumption, and family income. The net effect of young children is to depress savings for young families, but to increase savings for marriages of duration greater t...

    Jan 1, 1979

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    Asset accumulation and family size

    Provides estimates of effects of children on asset accumulation, asset composition, consumption, and family income. The net effect of young children is to depress savings for young families, but to increase savings for marriages of duration greater t...

    Jan 1, 1979

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    Assets, Savings, and Labor Supply

    Using a life cycle model, this paper explores the relationship between asset ownership and market work. Demand equations are derived for the time and goods required in home production at every adult age.

    Jan 1, 1976

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    Human Capital Theory: Education, Discrimination, and Lifecycles.

    Discusses the current state of knowledge about, and the most important unsettled issues in, three topics that are part of the overall question of income distributions: wealth distributions and lifecycle earnings profiles; sources of income returns t...

    Jan 1, 1975

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    Bibliography on the Distribution of Income and Wealth, 1945-1970.

    A highly selective bibliography on the distribution of income and wealth, 1945-1970, heavily weighted in both distribution theory and narrative accounts of the American experience. Part I is a brief listing of bibliographies. Part II lists books an...

    Jan 1, 1971

  • People

    People

    Michael D. Hurd

    Director, RAND Center for the Study of Aging; Senior Principal Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. in statistics, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Utah