Recent trends in household financial assets and liabilities

Release date
Vol. 64. No. 2. June 2001
Bun Ung; Clive Thorp
Financial markets serving households have undergone marked changes since they were fully deregulated from the mid-1980s. This article examines changing trends in the sources and allocation of household financial liabilities and assets since then in the context of a long-run perspective on changes in household wealth.