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The Permanent Income Hypothesis Revisited: Reconciling Evidence from Aggregate Data with the Representative Consumer Behaviour

  • Jim Malley
  • Hassan Molana

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Paper provided by Department of Economics University of Strathclyde in its series ICMM Discussion Papers with number 48.

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