Culture, Family Ties and the Saving Hand [E-Book] / Christian Morrisson and Juan Ramón de Laiglesia
Morrisson, Christian.
de Laiglesia, Juan Ramón.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2006
2 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
englisch
10.1787/244703652764
OECD Development Centre Policy Insights ; 35
Development
Full Text
Different cultures entail both a great diversity of household structures and different saving patterns. The diversity of family relations and saving patterns creates different incentives for physical and human capital accumulation. Policies can alter saving incentives and create the conditions for household structures themselves to change.