Cigarette consumption in Turkey: Tansel’s spurious regression

S. Cameron, Alan Collins

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Estimates of the demand for cigarettes in Turkey uncovered significant effects from prices, incomes, education and health scares. The previous study did not pre-test for the presence of unit roots. This note reports the undertaking of this task, and the results of cointegrating regression analysis on previous data, which invalidates the earlier results.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-353
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1998


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