Rashid, Abdul and Razzaq, Tayyaba (2010): Estimating Import-Demand Function in ARDL Framework: The Case of Pakistan.
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We develop a structural econometric model of import demand for Pakistan, with binding foreign exchange constraint. ARDL and DOLS techniques are used to estimate the log-run coefficients of price and income elasticities. The empirical results from ARDL bound testing approach and Johansen’s method for cointegration show strong evidence of the existence of a long-run stable relationship among the variables included in the import demand model. The price and income elasticity estimates have correct signs and are statistically significant. The coefficient of scarcity premium, as it appeared statistically significant with correct sign, confirms the presence of a binding foreign exchange constraint on aggregate import demand, particularly before the period of trade liberalization.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Estimating Import-Demand Function in ARDL Framework: The Case of Pakistan|
|English Title:||Estimating Import-Demand Function in ARDL Framework: The Case of Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Import Demand; Foreign Exchange Constraint; ARDL; DOLS; Pakistan|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O2 - Development Planning and Policy > O24 - Trade Policy; Factor Movement Policy; Foreign Exchange Policy
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
|Depositing User:||Dr Abdul Rashid|
|Date Deposited:||08. Jul 2010 19:39|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 07:04|
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