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Housing Over the Life Cycle: A Structural Estimation

  • Rui Yao

    (Baruch College)

  • Haiyong Liu

    (East Carolina University)

  • Wenli Li

    (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

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    understanding of housing market developments on general activities. We use the estimated model to conduct policy experiments and find that consumption responds nonlinearly to changes in housing wealth with an average marginal propensity to consume out of housing wealth of about 5 percent.

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    Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2008 Meeting Papers with number 701.

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    Date of creation: 2008
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    Handle: RePEc:red:sed008:701
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    2. Case, Karl E. & Quigley, John M. & Shiller, Robert J., 2005. "Comparing Wealth Effects: The Stock Market versus the Housing Market," Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy, Working Paper Series qt28d3s92s, Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy.
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    4. Joao F. Cocco, 2005. "Portfolio Choice in the Presence of Housing," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 18(2), pages 535-567.
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