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The threshold consumption correlation-based approach to international capital mobility: evidence from advanced and developing countries

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  • Nagayasu, Jun

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Using the consumption correlation-based criterion, this paper analyzes international capital mobility for both advanced and developing countries. We provide evidence that global capital markets are imperfectly integrated for both advanced and developing countries. However, a clear difference between these groups of countries emerges when their consumption growth has stagnated; in developing countries at such times, the opportunity to smooth their consumption drops dramatically.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 36215.

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Keywords: International capital mobility; Panel data approach; Threshold model; Consumption correlation;

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