Private And Government Consumption In Transitional Economies: A Panel Data Analysis
AbstractThis paper investigates the presence of the relationship between private and government consumption through panel data techniques. Using a panel from different transitional countries, from 1990 to 2003, it applies the panel cointegration and causality methodologies. The study finds statistical evidence for a long run relationship between the variables under study. The empirical findings do not support the Ricardian Equivalence, since government consumption affects private consumption negatively in both methodological approaches.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics in its journal Journal Of Economic Development.
Volume (Year): 33 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
Private & Government Consumption; Ricardian Equivalence; Transitional Economies; Panel Data;
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- E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
- H62 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Deficit; Surplus
- P20 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - General
- C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
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