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A vector error correction and nonnested modeling of money demand function in Nigeria

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  • GODWIN NWAOBI

    (UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)

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This paper examines the stability of the demand for money in Nigeria. With relatively simple model specifying a vector valued autoregressive process(VAR),the money demand function was found to be stable and evidence gathered from the non-nested tests suggest that income is the more appropriate scale variable in the estimation of money demand function in Nigeria.

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  • Godwin Nwaobi, 2002. "A vector error correction and nonnested modeling of money demand function in Nigeria," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 3(4), pages 1-8.
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