International Consumption Patterns among High-income Countries: Evidence from the OECD Data
AbstractThe paper analyzes product-level consumption patterns among countries in the OECD in the period from 1985 to 1999. Estimation results find robust evidence of strong convergence in cross-country consumption patterns. The paper also finds a relationship between openness and the cross-country consumption pattern.
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Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2005
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- István Kónya & Hiroshi Ohashi, 2007. "International Consumption Patterns among High-income Countries: Evidence from the OECD Data," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(4), pages 744-757, 09.
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