Estimation of Import Demand Function in Russia

28 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2013

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Alexander Knobel

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy; Russian Presidential Academy and Public Administration (RANEPA) - Institute of Applied Economic Studies

Date Written: March 4, 2013

Abstract

Research is devoted to the analysis of import demand function in Russia. On the basis of the proposed methodology the author estimates econometric model for a full range of imported goods in the last decade (2000-2010). Product groups are ranked by the impact of customs duties and the real exchange rate fluctuations on import. The author proposes estimation of dynamics of import demand sensitivity to changes in the real effective exchange rate and to fluctuations in import prices.

Keywords: import demand, intertemporal choice, panel data

JEL Classification: C23, D91, F14

Suggested Citation

Knobel, Alexander, Estimation of Import Demand Function in Russia (March 4, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2228255 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2228255

Alexander Knobel (Contact Author)

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy ( email )

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Moscow, 125009
Russia

Russian Presidential Academy and Public Administration (RANEPA) - Institute of Applied Economic Studies ( email )

Vernadsky Ave. 82
Moscow, 119571
Russia

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