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Testing the Lucas Critique for the Turkish Money Demand Function

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  • Levent KORAP

    (Gaziantep Üniversitesi İslahiye İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi İktisat Bölümü)

  • Metin YILDIRIM

    (Gaziantep Üniversitesi)

Abstract

This paper aims to test the prevalence of the Lucas critique by use of an applied modelling approach. The Turkish narrow money demand is chosen for investigation purposes and an extensive statistical-based econometric application has been carried out to observe whether the model in question has been exposed to the content of such a critique. The results confirm the theory to explain the behavioral foundations of aggregate monetary economics approaches and reveal that no evidence can be found in favor of the nonrejection of the Lucas critique that leads us to infer that the modelling attempt can be considered by the researcher a feedback model which is able to encompass a whole class of expectation models.

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Article provided by Bilgesel Yayincilik in its journal İktisat İşletme ve Finans.

Volume (Year): 27 (2012)
Issue (Month): 318 ()
Pages: 57-82

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Handle: RePEc:iif:iifjrn:v:27:y:2012:i:318:p:57-82

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Keywords: Money Demand; Lucas Critique; Turkish Economy;

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Cited by:
  1. Sahin, Afsin, 2013. "Estimating Money Demand Function by a Smooth Transition Regression Model: An Evidence for Turkey," MPRA Paper 46851, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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