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Portfolio Disequilibrium: Implications for the Divisia Approach to Monetary Aggregation

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  • Spencer, Peter

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The first part of the paper reviews the performance of the U.K.'s official monetary aggregates during the 1980s and argues that Divisia aggregation is, in principle, likely to offer a sounder basis for monetary analysis and policy. The central sections develop an econometric model of the demand for retail balances and examine the effect of portfolio disequilibrium, showing how this makes it appropriate to smooth the user costs in a particular way when using them to construct a Divisia aggregate. The final section of the paper shows that the resulting aggregate is closely associated with economic activity and prices once an allowance is made for the growth in the use of credit cards. Copyright 1994 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd and The Victoria University of Manchester

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Article provided by University of Manchester in its journal The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies.

Volume (Year): 62 (1994)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 125-50

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Handle: RePEc:bla:manch2:v:62:y:1994:i:2:p:125-50

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  1. Dahalan, Jauhari & Sharma, Subhash C. & Sylwester, Kevin, 2005. "Divisia monetary aggregates and money demand for Malaysia," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 1137-1153, January.
  2. C. Hueng, 2000. "The impact of foreign variables on domestic money demand: Evidence from the United Kingdom," Journal of Economics and Finance, Springer, vol. 24(2), pages 97-109, June.
  3. Spencer, Peter, 1997. "Monetary integration and currency substitution in the EMS: The case for a European monetary aggregate," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 41(7), pages 1403-1419, July.

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