Price and Income Elasticities of Consumer Goods Imports of Pakistan
Estimation of disaggregated import elasticities for developing countries presents a formidable data-handling problem. The available studies on the subject are concerned mostly with the estimation of income and price elasticities of imports at a disaggregated level corresponding to the one-digit level of the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC), see, e.g., Khan [I], Melo and Vogt , Nguyen and Bhuyan . Consequently, they apply a common elasticity estimate to all commodity sub-groups.
Volume (Year): 24 (1985)
Issue (Month): 3-4 ()
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- Melo, Oscar & Vogt, Michael G., 1984. "Determinants of the demand for imports of Venezuela," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 14(3), pages 351-358, April.
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