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Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them »

Source: Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Volume/Issue: 2006/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863574

Keywords: Core Inflation, Core CPI, central bank, money supply, monetary authorities,

This paper provides an overview of statistical measurement issues relating to alternative measures of core inflation, and the criteria for choosing among them. The approaches to measurement considered include exclu...

Bulgaria: Selected Issues Paper

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Source: Bulgaria : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2015

ISBN: 9781475555059

Keywords: core inflation, commodity prices, exchange rate, demand

This Selected Issues paper examines inflation dynamics in Bulgaria from January 2012 to February 2015 and highlights some stylized facts about inflation in the country. January 2012 to February 2015 is the most rel...

Bulgaria: Selected Issues

Bulgaria: Selected Issues »

Source: Bulgaria : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2015

ISBN: 9781475555059

Keywords: core inflation, commodity prices, exchange rate, demand

This Selected Issues paper examines inflation dynamics in Bulgaria from January 2012 to February 2015 and highlights some stylized facts about inflation in the country. January 2012 to February 2015 is the most rel...

Cross-Country Report on Inflation

Cross-Country Report on Inflation »

Source: Cross-Country Report on Inflation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513525464

Keywords: inflation, external factors, core inflation, output gap, disinflation

This Selected Issues paper examines the causes and drivers of low inflation in European inflation targeting countries outside the euro area, focusing on the Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, and Switzerland. It estim...

Measures of Underlying Inflation in Sri Lanka

Measures of Underlying Inflation in Sri Lanka »

Source: Measures of Underlying Inflation in Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2009/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Souvik Gupta , and Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873146

Keywords: Core Inflation, central bank, monetary fund, aggregate demand,

During the first half of 2008, Sri Lanka witnessed significantly higher inflation than most other emerging Asian countries. Inflation has since declined amid declining world commodity prices and tight monetary poli...

Optimal Price Indices for Targeting Inflation Under Incomplete Markets

Optimal Price Indices for Targeting Inflation Under Incomplete Markets »

Source: Optimal Price Indices for Targeting Inflation Under Incomplete Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205301

Keywords: Monetary Policy Framework, Core Inflation, Headline Inflation, Financial Frictions, Liquidity Constraints, aggregate demand, central bank,

In models with complete markets, targeting core inflation enables monetary policy to maximize welfare by replicating the flexible price equilibrium. We develop a two-sector two-good new-Keynesian model to study the...

What is Keeping U.S. Core Inflation Low

What is Keeping U.S. Core Inflation Low »

Source: What is Keeping U.S. Core Inflation Low : Insights from a Bottom-Up Approach

Volume/Issue: 2016/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasser Abdih , Ravi Balakrishnan , and Baoping Shang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498347297

Keywords: Inflation modeling and forecasting, Phillips curve, core goods and services inflation.

Over the past two decades, U.S. core PCE goods and services inflation have evolved differently. Against the backdrop of global concerns of low inflation, we use this trend as motivation to develop a bottom-up model...

What Measure of Inflation Should a Developing Country Central Bank Target?1

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Source: What Measure of Inflation Should a Developing Country Central Bank Target?

Volume/Issue: 2015/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Eswar Prasad , and Boyang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513572574

Keywords: monetary policy framework, core inflation, headline inflation, financial frictions, inflation, economies, welfare, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

In closed or open economy models with complete markets, targeting core inflation enables monetary policy to maximize welfare by replicating the flexible price equilibrium. We analyze this result in the context of d...

Reconsidering the Role of Food Prices in Inflation1

Reconsidering the Role of Food Prices in Inflation1 »

Source: Reconsidering the Role of Food Prices in Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2011/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Walsh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227082

Keywords: core inflation, commodity prices food prices, persistence, price inflation, measure of inflation, central bank, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Food prices are generally excluded from measures of inflation most closely watched by policymakers due either to their transitory nature or their higher volatility. However, in lower income countries, food price in...

Inflation Determinants in Paraguay

Inflation Determinants in Paraguay »

Source: Inflation Determinants in Paraguay : Cost Push versus Demand Pull Factors

Volume/Issue: 2008/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brieuc Monfort , and Santiago Peña

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871289

Keywords: Core inflation, mark-up, pass-through., monetary aggregate, monetary aggregates, money supply, pass-through,

This article uses two analytical methodologies to understand the dynamics of inflation in Paraguay, the mark-up theory of inflation and the monetary theory of inflation. We also study the impact of different moneta...