savings gap, household and national savings, capital accumulation, bequests and transfer

Publication date: 27 Oct 2006 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Authors: Weale, M | Journal: National Institute Economic Review No. 198
We set out a framework for measuring the adequacy of saving in the United Kingdom by assessing the absolute level of savings based on individual preferences of different ages. We examine this relationship between age and savings using data from the United Kingdom Expenditure and Food Survey 2004-5...