Assessing the effectiveness of saving incentives

by R. Glenn Hubbard

Publisher: The AEI Press in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-37).

StatementR. Glenn Hubbard and Jonathan S. Skinner.
SeriesAEI studies on tax reform
ContributionsSkinner, Jonathan., American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
LC ClassificationsHC110.S3 H83 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL719305M
ISBN 10084477071X
LC Control Number97105697

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives R. Glenn Hubbard and Jonathan S. Skinner he past two decades have witnessed the introduction of a number of public policies designed to provide incentives for househOId saving.

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) were first permitted in to provide a tax. Assessing the effectiveness of saving incentives.

Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: R Glenn Hubbard; Jonathan Skinner; National Bureau of.

Concluding that IRAs and (k)s do increase saving, this text provides a fresh cost-benefit approach for analyzing the "success" of savings incentives. It compares the new savings to the government tax revenue lost through contributions to IRAs and (k)s.

"Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 10(4), pagesFall. Glenn Hubbard & Jonathan S.

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Buy the book. Do saving incentives such as IRAs stimulate new saving or merely reshuffle existing assets. Concluding that IRAs and (k)s do increase saving, the authors also. Assessing the Effectiveness of Savings Incentives (AEI Studies on Tax Reform) [Hobbard, Glenn R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Savings Incentives (AEI Studies on Tax Reform). Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives R. Glenn Hubbard, Jonathan S. Skinner. NBER Working Paper No. (Also Reprint No. r) Issued in July NBER Program(s):Public Economics In this paper, we argue that there is more to be learned from recent research on the effectiveness of targeted saving incentives than is suggested by the wide variation in empirical estimates.

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10(4), pages 73. ASSESSING THE EFFECTWENESS OF SAVING INCENTIVES ABSTRACT In this paper, we argue that there is more to be learned from recent research on the effectiveness of targeted saving incentives than is suggested by the wide variation in empirical estimates.

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