Fanelli, Luca and Cavaliere, Giuseppe and Gardini, Attilio (2004): Consumption risk sharing and adjustment costs.
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We show that full risk sharing may not be at odd with the idea that changes in regional consumption display error-correcting dynamics, in line with the idea that information and transaction costs stemming from interregional portfolio diversification and labor movements induced by permanent income shocks may delay the adjustment process. Using Italian data over the period 1960-2001 it is found that regional per capita consumptions match the proposed error-correcting structure.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Department of Statistics, University of Bologna|
|Original Title:||Consumption risk sharing and adjustment costs|
|Keywords:||Consumption risk sharing; Adjustment costs; Forward-looking behavior|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E21 - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
|Depositing User:||Luca Fanelli|
|Date Deposited:||04. Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 19:43|
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