International Comparative Household Finance

41 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2016 Last revised: 18 Apr 2021

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Cristian Badarinza

National University of Singapore (NUS)

John Y. Campbell

Harvard University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Tarun Ramadorai

Imperial College London; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

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Date Written: March 2016

Abstract

This paper reviews the literature on international comparative household finance. The paper presents summary statistics on household balance sheets for 13 developed countries, and uses these statistics to discuss common features and contrasts across countries. The paper then discusses retirement savings, investments in risky assets, unsecured debt, and mortgages.

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Badarinza, Cristian and Campbell, John Y. and Ramadorai, Tarun, International Comparative Household Finance (March 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2743065

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