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GENERATIONAL ECONOMICS AND THE NATIONAL TRANSFER ACCOUNTS*

  • Hippolyte D’albis (a1) and Dalal Moosa (a2)
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This article provides a comprehensive picture of the National Transfer Accounts (NTA), a project that aims at measuring how people produce, consume, save, and share economic resources at every age. It stands today with a unique dataset that includes 47 countries from around the world, permitting a comparative understanding of economic flows within and between generations and over time.

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The authors thank an anonymous referee and Julien Navaux for insightful and stimulating critique. The usual disclaimer applies. They acknowledge financial support from the European Research Council (ERC Stg Grant DU 283953) and the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration (Grant agreement no 613247). Correspondence to: H. d’Albis, Centre d’économie de la Sorbonne, 106 bd de l’Hôpital, 75013, Paris, France.

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