Sparen 1881-1940

Translated title of the contribution: Saving 1881-1940

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This article focusses on saving behavior and the people that were saving in the Netherlands 1881-1940 in international perspective. It shows different ways of saving while concluding that even people of working-class status were putting away (small) savings relatively often.
Original languageDutch
Title of host publicationStudies over zekerheidsarrangementen
Subtitle of host publicationrisico's, risicobestrijding en verzekeringen in Nederland vanaf de Middeleeuwen
EditorsJacques Van Gerwen, Marco H.D. Van Leeuwen
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherNederlandsch Economisch Historisch Archief
ISBN (Print)9057420163
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • saving behavior
  • risk-avoidance
  • history
  • netherlands

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    Bulder, E. (1998). Sparen 1881-1940. In J. Van Gerwen, & M. H. D. Van Leeuwen (Eds.), Studies over zekerheidsarrangementen: risico's, risicobestrijding en verzekeringen in Nederland vanaf de Middeleeuwen (pp. 694-707). Nederlandsch Economisch Historisch Archief.