Sutherland, Richard and Craigwell, Roland (2011): Private Consumption Expenditure in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. Forthcoming in:
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This paper innovates by being the first to estimate a consumption function of a monetary union as a single entity. It is also the first empirical consumption research on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). Due to the open nature of these nations it further adds to the literature by examining open economy variables like the terms of trade and the degree of export orientation. The panel dynamic least squares method employed indicates that private spending is primarily driven by income, financial wealth, the interest rate, terms of trade and the degree of export orientation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Private Consumption Expenditure in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union|
|Keywords:||Consumption function; panel dynamic OLS; monetary union;|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F15 - Economic Integration
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
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 > C33 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
|Depositing User:||Roland Craigwell|
|Date Deposited:||29. Aug 2012 04:31|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:09|
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