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Keeping Up with the Joneses: Evidence from Micro Data

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  • Enrichetta Ravina

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    Keywords: habit persistence; micro data; equity premium; aggregation;

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    3. Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado, 2006. "Growth Outside The Stable Path: Lessons From The European Reconstruction," Departmental Working Papers 2006-02, McGill University, Department of Economics.
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