Mobilization of Saving in Developing Countries : The Case If the Islamic Republic of Iran

Author/Editor:

Mohamed A. El-Erian ; Manmohan S. Kumar

Publication Date:

December 1, 1996

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Summary:

Mobilization of national saving is an important determinant of investment and growth. It assumed greater importance in the case of the Iranian economy, given the difficult external environment. This paper discusses the recent saving performance of the Iranian economy, particularly in relation to investment needs. Following a quantitative evaluation of the determinants of saving, the paper reviews the main implications for domestic economic policies in the period ahead.

Series:

Working Paper No. 96/136

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 1, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451855760/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1361996

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

48

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