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DHSY revisited: the role of asymmetries

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  • Steven Cook
  • Sean Holly
  • Paul Turner

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Davidson et al.'s data set is used to demonstrate the existence of a significant asymmetry in the adjustment of consumption towards equilibrium. The Granger-Lee and Escribano-Pfann methods of partitioning the error correction term are compared and it is shown that the latter produces better results in this case. It is concluded that adjustment is faster under conditions of recession than it is during boom periods.

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  • Steven Cook & Sean Holly & Paul Turner, 1999. "DHSY revisited: the role of asymmetries," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(7), pages 775-778.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:applec:v:31:y:1999:i:7:p:775-778 DOI: 10.1080/000368499323742
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