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International consumption comparisons : OECD versus LDC / E.A. Selvanathan, S. Selvanathan
Bib ID 2613697
Format BookBook
Author
Selvanathan, E. Antony, 1954-
 
Description Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific Pub., c2003 
xxvii, 325 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9810240058
Summary

This work presents an analysis of consumption patterns in the OECD (rich) and LDC (poor) countries using recent data (1960-1996) and econometric methodology for a number of broadly aggregated consumer goods. The income eleasticity estimates for the 50 or so counries and 10 commodity groups are tabulated. The reliability of these elasticity estimates, and also the demand theory hypotheses, are investigated using simulation techniques.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Consumption (Economics) -- OECD countries.  |  Consumption (Economics) -- Developing countries.
Other authors/contributors Selvanathan, Saroja

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