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Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation »

Source: Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation : The Case of Sierra Leone

Volume/Issue: 2008/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kadima Kalonji , Jan Gottschalk , and Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871296

Keywords: Historical decomposition, impulse response, variance decomposition, vector autoregression (VAR), monetary policy, central bank, aggregate demand,

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper acc...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation
			: The Case of Sierra Leone

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation : The Case of Sierra Leone »

Volume/Issue: 2008/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kadima Kalonji , Jan Gottschalk , and Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871296.001

ISBN: 9781451871296

Keywords: Historical decomposition, impulse response, variance decomposition, vector autoregression (VAR), monetary policy, central bank, aggregate demand,

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper acc...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Causes and Policy Implications

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563115.001

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

Why Do Prices in Sierra Leone Change So Often? A Case Study Using Micro-level Price Data

Why Do Prices in Sierra Leone Change So Often? A Case Study Using Micro-level Price Data »

Volume/Issue: 2006/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arto Kovanen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863130.001

ISBN: 9781451863130

Keywords: price stickiness, monetary policy, money supply, inflation dynamics, central bank, Inflation And Price Stickiness,

We use cross-section and time-series techniques to analyze pricing behavior in Sierra Leone. In cross-sectional data, we find that inflation volatility and product diversification are the main factors explaining di...

Why Do Prices in Sierra Leone Change So Often? A Case Study Using Micro-level Price Data

Why Do Prices in Sierra Leone Change So Often? A Case Study Using Micro-level Price Data »

Source: Why Do Prices in Sierra Leone Change So Often? A Case Study Using Micro-level Price Data

Volume/Issue: 2006/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arto Kovanen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863130

Keywords: price stickiness, monetary policy, money supply, inflation dynamics, central bank, Inflation And Price Stickiness,

We use cross-section and time-series techniques to analyze pricing behavior in Sierra Leone. In cross-sectional data, we find that inflation volatility and product diversification are the main factors explaining di...