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International Income Smoothing and Foreign Asset Holdings

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  • Balli, Faruk
  • Louis, Rosmy J.
  • Osman, Mohammad

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In this paper we construct a new methodology to measure the international income smoothing and present stronger connection between international asset holdings and international income smoothing for OECD countries.

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  • Balli, Faruk & Louis, Rosmy J. & Osman, Mohammad, 2008. "International Income Smoothing and Foreign Asset Holdings," MPRA Paper 10159, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:10159
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    Keywords

    Capital Market Integration; Home Bias; Income Smoothing;

    JEL classification:

    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

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