International Evidence on Sticky Consumption Growth
NBER Working Paper No. 13876
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We thank Angela Espiritu and Stephanie Denis for excellent research assistance and the participants at the NBER Summer Institute for insightful comments. We are grateful to Ray Barrell, Carol Bertaut, Amanda Choy, Nathalie Girouard, Roberto Golinelli and Robert Metz for help in constructing the dataset. Data and econometric programs that generated all of the results in the paper are available from the first author's web page, http://econ.jhu.edu/people/ccarroll/. The views presented in this paper are those of the authors, and should not be attributed to the International Monetary Fund, its Executive Board, or management, or to the European Central Bank, or to the National Bureau of Economic Research.