Social Security and Private Saving: New Time-Series Evidence (JPE 1982)
|Dean R. Leimer, Selig D. Lesnoy||Social Security and Private Saving: New Time-Series Evidence||JPE||1982||3||606-29||-||-|
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This article is a replication of
|Authors||Title||Journal||Year||Edition||Pages||JEL Codes||Keywords||Replication type||Replication result [refer to replication type 1 and 2]||Raw data||Call into question||Authors statement|
|Martin Feldstein||Social Security, Induced Retirement, and Aggregate Capital Accumulation||JPE||1974||5||905-26||-||-||4 - (new methods & data)||2 - different results||-||1 - yes||-|
In his reply Social Security and Private Saving: Reply, JPE 1982 (3), 630-642 Feldstein admitted a calculation error but did not agree with the replicators' view that his conclusions were substantially challenged.
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In 1996, he published another study with newer data to support his findings: SOCIAL SECURITY AND SAVING: NEW TIME SERIES EVIDENCE, NTJ 1996 (2), 151-64 Dean Baker in a 2013 blog post writes that together with David Rosnick he could not replicate those findings and that Feldstein commented "that it did not surprise him that we could not replicate his results, since saving data are subject to large revisions."