Intergenerational Public and Private Sector Redistribution in Sweden 2003

Publication year: 2008

Öberg, Gustav , Charlotte Forsell, Daniel Hallberg, Thomas Lindh

The paper describes intergenerational redistribution in Sweden the year 2003. Looking over the whole life, the summed per capita consumption from both the private and public side is quite smooth until 75. As the calculations of disposable income and private consumption show no sign of any dissaving at old age, it indicates that the role of household life cycle saving in Sweden has been assumed by the public sector.

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Publication year: 2008

Öberg, Gustav , , Charlotte Forsell, Daniel Hallberg, Thomas Lindh

The paper describes intergenerational redistribution in Sweden the year 2003. Looking over the whole life, the summed per capita consumption from both the private and public side is quite smooth until 75. As the calculations of disposable income and private consumption show no sign of any dissaving at old age, it indicates that the role of household life cycle saving in Sweden has been assumed by the public sector.

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