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Determinants of Saving Behavior of Households in Ethiopia: The Case Benishangul Gumuz Regional State

  title={Determinants of Saving Behavior of Households in Ethiopia: The Case Benishangul Gumuz Regional State},
  author={Bogale Yadeta Lidi},
  journal={Journal of economics and sustainable development},
This study examined the factors that affect saving behavior of rural households in Benishangul Gumuz Regional Sate. It employed descriptive statistics and double hurdle model to analyze the data collected from a sample of 325 rural households in the study area. The descriptive result showed that about 83.4 percent of sampled households involved in saving of which 68 percent use formal financial institutions and the remaining opt for alternative saving options. The result of  double hurdle model… Expand
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