A Brief Look at Consumption Expenditure Patterns of (Low-Income) Households in Europe

Lorena Zardo Trindade, (LIS)

The European Union (EU) has long considered economic and institutional convergence as important goals. In this note, Lorena Zardo Trindade provides an investigation on how the household consumption expenditure shares change across EU countries, and whether there is convergence of consumption expenditure behaviour among them over time. The investigation includes an overview of how convergence trends change when only lower-income households are considered.

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June 15, 2021 | News