Estimates of the demand for US consumer borrowings
AbstractThis paper explains non-mortgage borrowing by U.S. households with demand-side factors, viz. disposable income, wealth and interest rate. The life cycle hypothesis and a standard two period consumption model are the basis of our theoretical model. We find with the cointegration techniques that current disposable income, past wealth, and interest rate explain consumer borrowing over 50 years.
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Date of creation: 08 Jul 2011
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consumer borrowing; disposable income; wealth; interest rates; US economy;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- O51 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - U.S.; Canada
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models &bull Diffusion Processes
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- NEP-ALL-2011-08-15 (All new papers)
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