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Testing for parameter stability: the Spanish consumption function

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  • M. Matilla-Garcia
  • P. Perez
  • B. Sanz

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This study tests for parameter instability in the Spanish consumption function. To that end, a new test for time dependence of parameters is used and compared with other relevant tests. As opposed to other tests this new one is concerned with detecting parameter variation in frequency domain.

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  • M. Matilla-Garcia & P. Perez & B. Sanz, 2006. "Testing for parameter stability: the Spanish consumption function," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(7), pages 445-448.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:13:y:2006:i:7:p:445-448
    DOI: 10.1080/13504850500398559
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