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Consumption along the life cycle

Yang, Fang.

Consumption along the life cycle

how different is housing?

by Yang, Fang.

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Published by Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Research Dept. in [Minneapolis, MN] .
Written in English


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Micro data over the life cycle shows two different patterns of consumption of housing and non-housing goods: the consumption profile of non-housing goods is hump-shaped while the consumption profile for housing first increases monotonically and then flattens out. This paper develops a rich, quantitative, dynamic general equilibrium model of life cycle behavior, which generates consumption profiles consistent with the observed data. Borrowing constraints are essential in explaining the accumulation of housing assets early in life, while transaction costs are crucial in generating the slow downsizing of the housing later in life. The bequest motives play a role in determining total life time wealth, but not the housing profile.

Edition Notes

StatementFang Yang.
SeriesWorking paper / Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Research Dept. ;, 635, Working paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis : Online) ;, 635.
ContributionsFederal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Research Dept.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3478281M
LC Control Number2005618283

The consumption function based on life cycle hypothesis is illustrated in Fig. where along the X-axis we measure disposable income and along the Y-axis the consumption expendi­ture. The short-run consumption function is shown by the curve C SR which has a slope of which is the marginal propensity to consume out of labour income in the. Suppose, however, income reaches F 3 with consumption level C 3. If income falls, consumption decreases along the short- run consumption function. Thus, cyclical movements in income produce the short- run consumption function. If there were no business cycles, only the long-run consumption function would be observed.

Consumption over the life cycle. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas; Jonathan A . As discussed in Chapter 12 "Nutrition through the Life Cycle: From Pregnancy to the Toddler Years", all people need the same basic nutrients—essential amino acids, carbohydrates, essential fatty acids, and twenty-eight vitamins and minerals—to maintain life and r, the amounts of needed nutrients change as we pass from one stage of the human life cycle to the next.

Consumption Over the Life Cycle Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Jonathan A. Parker. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in July NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics, Economic Fluctuations and Growth This paper employs a synthetic cohort technique and Consumer Expenditure Survey data to construct average age-profiles of consumption and income over the working lives of . Water in Textiles and Apparel: Consumption, Footprint, and Life Cycle Assessment provides a thorough analysis of one of the most urgent issues facing the textiles industry. As water is essential to the textile production system, and as availability of water is reduced due to natural and anthropogenic factors, the industry must respond.


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The Life-Cycle Model of Consumption. The life-cycle model of consumption looks at the lifetime consumption and saving decisions of an individual.

The choices made about consumption and saving depend on income earned over an individual’s entire lifetime. Micro data over the life cycle shows two different patterns of consumption of housing and non-housing goods: the consumption profile of non-housing goods is hump-shaped while the consumption profile for housing first increases monotonically and then flattens out.

These patterns hold true at each consumption quartile. Micro data show two key patterns of consumption and asset holdings over the life cycle.

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The life-cycle theory of consumption The most realistic and detailed theory of consumption, often called the life-cycle theory of consumption, considers how a person varies saving and consumption as income ebbs and flows throughout an entire life span.

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