Financial innovation and Consumption in the United Kingdom

Author/Editor:

Tamim Bayoumi

Publication Date:

October 1, 1990

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Summary:

The last decade has seen widespread deregulation of domestic financial markets in the United Kingdom. This paper uses regional household data to investigate the connection between consumption and financial innovation. It is concluded that deregulation has led to a significant increase in the forward looking nature of consumption.

Series:

Working Paper No. 90/95

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

October 1, 1990

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451950274/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0951990

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

26

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