Essays on Saving, Bequests, Altruism, and Life-cycle Planning

Essays on Saving, Bequests, Altruism, and Life-cycle Planning

by Laurence J. Kotlikoff

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ISBN-13: 9780262112628
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 06/22/2001
Series: The MIT Press
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Laurence J. Kotlikoff, one of the nation's leading experts on fiscal policy, national saving, and personal finance and a columnist for Bloomberg, is Professor of Economics at Boston University. His writings and views appear in Forbes , the Economist , the Financial Times , the Wall Street Journa l, the New York Times , and other leading media outlets.

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Robert E. Lucas Jr.

Laurence Kotlikoff is the world's leading authority on savings behavior: its causes and its consequences for public policy. These essays are a worthy successor and extension to his What Determines Savings? Anyone who wants to stay current on research in public finance will want to read the recent contributions collected here.

Martin Feldstein

Laurence Kotlikoff's research has helped the economics profession to understand what really drives saving, bequests and other gifts. Serious students of these subjects will want to read and study the papers in this volume.

From the Publisher

Laurence Kotlikoff's research has helped the economics profession to understand what really drives saving, bequests and other gifts. Serious students of these subjects will want to read and study the papers in this volume.

Martin Feldstein , President, National Bureau of Economic Research, and Professor of Economics, HArvard University

Laurence Kotlikoff is the world's leading authority on savings behavior: its causes and its consequences for public policy. These essays are a worthy successor and extension to his What Determines Savings? Anyone who wants to stay current on research in public finance will want to read the recent contributions collected here.

Robert E. Lucas Jr. , John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago

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Laurence Kotlikoff is the world's leading authority on savings behavior: its causes and its consequences for public policy. These essays are a worthy successor and extension to his What Determines Savings? Anyone who wants to stay current on research in public finance will want to read the recent contributions collected here.

Robert E. Lucas Jr., John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago

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