Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): James Walsh
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2011
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...