Chapter 6

Demographic Transition and Savings Behavior in Mauritius

Rafael Munozmorenoa, Verena Tandrayen-Ragooburb, Boopendra Seetanahc and Raja Vinesh Sannasseec,    aWorld Bank, Mauritius,    bDepartment of Economics and Statistics, Faculty of Social Studies and Humanities, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius,    cDepartment of Finance and Accounting, Faculty of Law and Management, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius,    E-mail: v.tandrayen@uom.ac.mu, b.seetanah@uom.ac.mu, rvsan@uom.ac.mu

Abstract

The implications of aging population on the savings in Mauritius are studied by using two alternative complementary methodologies. First, the Mauritian specific econometric evidence on the aging-saving transmission channel is analyzed ...

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