Is there a common metals demand curve

@inproceedings{Evans2002IsTA,
  title={Is there a common metals demand curve},
  author={M. Evans and Andrew Charles Lewis},
  year={2002}
}
Abstract Previous studies have identified a single, stable and strong correlation between the price of metals and their consumption, such that low priced metals are always used in large amounts and visa versa. Some have interpreted this as evidence that metals share a common demand curve so that a single price elasticity of demand exists. This paper reviews and tests this hypothesis against a number of other possible explanations, including the idea that the relationship is an empirical… CONTINUE READING

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