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Peer Review Status: Unrefereed
Title: Constructing Genuine Savings Indicators for Ireland, 1995-2005
Authors: Ferreira, Susana
Moro, Mirko
Contact Email: economics@stir.ac.uk
Citation: Ferreira S & Moro M (2010) Constructing Genuine Savings Indicators for Ireland, 1995-2005. Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2010-10.
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Series/Report no.: Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2010-10
Abstract: In this paper we compute the genuine savings indicators for the Republic of Ireland over the period 1995-2005. We expand and improve existing World Bank‘s estimates by: a) using data collected from official Irish sources; b) employing the net present value method to assess resource depreciation; c) including external costs from SO2 and NOx emissions; and d) estimating human capital accumulation using the returns to education. We also perform a sensitivity analysis to check the robustness of our estimates to different assumptions and parameters. Our estimates are consistently smaller than the World Bank‘s and negative in the first years of the period considered.
Type: Working or Discussion Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2455
Affiliation: University of Georgia
Economics

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