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The Aggregate Existence of Precautionary Saving: Time-Series Evidence from Expenditures on Nondurable and Durable Goods

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  • Wilson, Bradley K.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Macroeconomics.

    Volume (Year): 20 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 309-323

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:20:y:1998:i:2:p:309-323

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    Cited by:
    1. Johansson, Martin W, 2002. "Reexamining loss aversion in aggregate consumption - Swedish and international evidence," Working Papers 2002:2, Lund University, Department of Economics.
    2. Lastrapes, William D. & Potts, Todd B., 2006. "Durable goods and the forward-looking theory of consumption: Estimates implied by the dynamic effects of money," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 30(8), pages 1409-1430, August.
    3. Kostas Axarloglou & Mike Pournarakis, 2007. "Do All Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Benefit the Local Economy?," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 30(3), pages 424-445, 03.

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