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A Cointegration And Error Correction Approach To Demand For Money In Fiji: 1971-2002

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  • B Bhaskara Rao

    (University of the South Pacific)

  • Rup Singh

    (University of the South Pacific)

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Demand for money is an important macroeconomic relationship. Its stability has implications for the choice of monetary policy targets. This paper estimates demand for narrow money in Fiji and evaluates its robustness and stability. It is found that there is a well determined stable demand for money in Fiji, for three decades, from 1971 to 2002 and its dynamics are adequately captured by the cointegration and error- correction models. Income and interest rate elasticities are found to be significant.

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  • B Bhaskara Rao & Rup Singh, 2005. "A Cointegration And Error Correction Approach To Demand For Money In Fiji: 1971-2002," Macroeconomics 0511012, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Demand for money; Monetary policy; Income and interest rate elasticities; Cointegration; Error correction; Unit roots; Stability.;
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    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling

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