On the Stability of Money Demand in Ghana : A Bounds Testing Approach

Author/Editor:

Arto Kovanen ; Jihad Dagher

Publication Date:

November 1, 2011

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper adopts the bounds testing procedure developed by Pesaran et al. (2001) to test the stability of the long-run money demand for Ghana. The results provide strong evidence for the presence of a stable, well-identified long-run money demand during a period of substantial changes in the financial markets. The empirical evidence points to complex dynamics between money demand and its determinants while suggesting that deviations from the equilibrium are rather short-lived.1

Series:

Working Paper No. 11/273

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 1, 2011

ISBN/ISSN:

9781463925284/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2011273

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

18

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