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El ahorro privado y la tasa de interés en México: 1963-1991


  • Villagómez Amezcua, Alejandro

    (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)


The objective of this paper is to contribute to the discussion on the sensitivity of both savings and interest rate. The relation between these two variables is estimated empirically in the case of Mexico. An Euler Equation model is applied. Consumers facing liquidness restrictions are incorporated to the model, and estimations are made with both annual data and quarterly data.

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  • Villagómez Amezcua, Alejandro, 1994. "El ahorro privado y la tasa de interés en México: 1963-1991," Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos, vol. 9(1), pages 43-60.
  • Handle: RePEc:emx:esteco:v:9:y:1994:i:1:p:43-60

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