IFS Working Paper (W01/15)

The life-cycle model of consumption and saving

Date: 06 May 2001
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Publisher: Institute for Fiscal Studies
ISSN: 1742-0415
DOI: 10.1920/wp.ifs.2001.0115

The authors discuss the challenges of using the life-cycle framework, defending the theory and proposing future research directions for this model.