Publications

December 20, 2011

Did you really save so little for your retirement? An analysis of retirement savings and unconventional retirement accounts

We use a confirmatory factor analysis to study the relation between the importance of a broad spectrum of saving motives, such as saving for retirement, and saving behavior.

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October 11, 2010

The Precautionary Saving Motive and Wealth Accumulation

How important is the precautionary saving motive in determining wealth accumulation?

January 30, 2007

Home and mortgage ownership of the Dutch elderly; explaining cohort, time and age effects

The relationship between home ownership of Dutch elderly households and age is strongly negative. Other studies suggest that this age gradient should be attributed to a cohort effect.