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Direct Tests of the Permanent Income Hypothesis under Uncertainty, Inflationary Expectations and Liquidity Constraints


  • Madsen, Jakob B.
  • Mcaleer, Michael


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  • Madsen, Jakob B. & Mcaleer, Michael, 2000. "Direct Tests of the Permanent Income Hypothesis under Uncertainty, Inflationary Expectations and Liquidity Constraints," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 22(2), pages 229-252, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:22:y:2000:i:2:p:229-252

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