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The Irish consumption function and Ricardian equivalence

The Irish consumption function and Ricardian equivalence

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Published by Research Dept., Central Bank of Ireland in Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Ireland -- Mathematical models.,
    • Debts, Public -- Ireland -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRicardian equivalence.
      Statementby Michael J. Moore.
      SeriesTechnical paper ;
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC260.5.Z9 C65 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20, [6] p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2464348M
      LC Control Number87172203

      2. Suppose that the consumption function is given by: Suppose that the investment demand curve is given bv: Here, ci, c2, and cz are positive parameters, as are bi, b2, b3, and b4. Gov- ernment spending, Gt, is exogenous The money demand curve is given by: t+1 Here, m1 and m2 are positive parameters.   A number of papers have examined the issue whether the Ricardian equivalence holds in a world where tax is proportional to future labor income. Barro [2] and Tobin [16] discuss deviations from Ricardian equivalence arising from the interaction between individual income uncertainty and tax policy.

      Ricardian Equivalence I From 1. and 2. we see that they way the government –nances a given level of spending makes no di⁄erence. All that matters is PDV(G) = G 1 + G2 (1+r) I This result is known as Ricardian Equivalence from David Ricardo the British economist who –rst noted this I in his Essay on the Funding System () Ricardo studied.   Ricardian equivalence means that the folks receiving the funds that the government borrows use the funds to save rather than to spend. The Taylor-Cogan story is that in the case of the stimulus, a lot of the funds went to state and local governments, which promptly saved them (or, equivalently, reduced borrowing).

      The strict assumptions of Ricardian Equivalence Hypothesis hoist the debates on this issue among different school of thoughts. Its validity entails certain assumptions which raise the doubts on its validity especially in the context of developing countries like Pakistan. The aim of this study is to check the validity of Ricardian Equivalence Hypothesis and its sources of deviation in case of. The purpose of this paper is to develop and estimate a stochastic-intertemporal model of consumption behavior and to use it for testing a version of the Ricardian-equivalence proposition with time series data. Two channels that may give rise to deviations from this proposition are specified: Finite horizons and liquidity constraints.


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Decisions on the consumption function. The plan of the paper is as follows. In Section II, the US empirical literature on Ricardian Equivalence, on which the present work is based, is reviewed.

Section III begins by outlining the evolution of empirical studies on the Irish Consumption Function. The main part of the paper is Section IV where my. The paper examines whether the Ricardian Equivalence Proposition holds for Ireland.

This proposition argues that it does not matter how the government finances a given level of public spending. Specifically, it claims that economic agents anticipate the future tax liability implicit in the issue of government paper.

Citation: Whelan, Karl. 'Ricardian equivalence and the Irish consumption function: the evidence re-examined'. - Economic & Social Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, April, Ricardian equivalence and the Irish consumption function: the evidence re-examined.

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By MJ Moore. Abstract. The paper examines whether the Ricardian Equivalence Proposition holds for Ireland. This proposition argues that it does not matter how the government finances a given level of public spending. Specifically, it claims that economic agents anticipate the future tax Author: MJ Moore.

Series/Report no: Economic and Social Review Vol, No. 1, October Availability: Full text available. Keywords: Economics, Ricardian Equivalence. Abstract. The Fisherian intertemporal utility maximization model has proved to be a rich source of hypotheses explaining consumption behavior.

Both the Life Cycle Consumption Hypothesis (LCH) (Modigliani and Brumberg [20]; Modigliani et Al. [21]; Modigliani [19]) and the Permanent Income Hypothesis (PIH) (Friedman, [12]) share this heritage.

The more recent rational expectations based. The paper explains the variety of consumption expenditures in the Czech Republic between - In this paper an enlarged version of the Czech consumption function, also tests Ricardian equivalence.

Empirical results imply that consumer behaviour reacts rationally to an external imbalance and the economy heads to equilibrium by itself. The IS curve is purely forward looking: consumption depends on expected future consumption.

It is derived from an infinitely lived representative consumer, which means Ricardian Equivalence holds in this model.

As a result, in this benchmark model Ricardian Equivalence. The theory that government borrowing may function like an increase in taxes, that is, reducing current consumption and business expenditures, is known as. the Ricardian equivalence theorem.

According to the Laffer curve, increases in the tax rate will lead to a(n). The debate about EFCs is not really the same as the debate about Ricardian equivalence, which is a very precise statement about the equivalence of taxes and deficits.

As for the requested fraction, it will clearly depend upon the circumstances. NOTES and COMMENTS Ricardian Equivalence and the Irish Consumption Function: The Evidence Re-examined T he Ricardian Equivalence hypothesis states that economic agents perceive the future tax liabilities implicit in government debt issue and thus that increasing government expenditure partially crowds out private sector con sumption through.

Literature Review The Ricardian Equivalence Hypothesis postulates that for a given magnitude of government expenditure, the substitution of debt for tax will have no effect on consumption.

The purpose of this study is to check the Ricardian Equivalence Hypothesis in case of Pakistan by using annual data for the period of Government expenditure, private consumption expenditure, tax revenue, government debt, disposable income, government budget deficit and wealth are the variables which are used for analysis.

In contrast is the Ricardian Equivalence Hypothesis (REH) owing to Ricardo (, ) and Barro (). The Ricardian Equivalence is an economic proposition that whilst government spending has.

And he is using Ricardian equivalence to back his policy prescription. He is not using the Irish example to generalise. And how can we possibly know what the 10 year fiscal multiplier is. You need a model. And your Ricardian one sets up one answer. And Ricardian equivalence, across the literature, only holds in very unusual circumstances.

household’s lifetime consumption patter n differ, hence the Ricardian Equivalence. The gis t of the R EH, according to Barro () is that households are farsighted and do not take.

Economics Letters 38 () North-Holland On the importance of the measurement of consumption in tests of Ricardian equivalence Fred C. Graham The American University, Washington DC, USA Received 21 October Accepted 6 December The contradictory results in the Ricardian equivalence literature may be due largely to the use of alternative consumption.

Saving Functions The Ricardian Equivalence theorem can also be tested by estimating a savings (private or total) function for an economy.

The total saving functions modelled on the pattern of consumption functions have been estimated for Pakistan for. By non-Ricardian economies we mean, as in Barro (), economies like overlapping generations (OLG) economies à la Samuelson (), where Ricardian equivalence does not hold.

The non-Ricardian economy we shall work with is due to Weil,Weil, It is a monetary economy where, as in the Ricardian model, agents have an infinite life. Ricardian Equivalence in Pakistan: Time Series Analysis [Muhammad Waqas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The book represents different Methodologies to check the validity of Ricardian Equivalence Hypothesis and its sources of deviation in case of Pakistan.

The study used annual data for the period of Engle & Granger and Johansen Author: Muhammad Waqas.Kuznets' data showed a short-run consumption function with a _____ APC, and a longrun consumption function with a _____ APC. falling; constant. John Maynard Keynes believed that the average propensity to consume: According to the theory of Ricardian equivalence, if consumers are forward-looking, they will view a tax cut combined with no.Consumption: Beyond Certainty Equivalence Olivier J.

Blanchard, N. Gregory Mankiw. NBER Working Paper No. (Also Reprint No. r) Issued in NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth This paper discusses the recent research on the consumption function that has attempted to relax the assumption of certainty equivalence.