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Unemployment and consumption patterns

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In this paper we obtain empirical evidence about the effect of female and male unemployment on household demand of a selection of goods and services. We analyse the percentage of the family income expenditure on a particular group of goods concerning education, domestic services, leisure goods, hotels etc. The impact of several determinants on each group of commodities is estimated using a Tobit specification. The data used for estimation have been taken from The Household Expenditure Survey (1990-91). Our main result is that male and female unemployment has a different impact on the household consumption.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2000-02-20

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