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France: Selected Issues

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Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/397

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451813654

Keywords: components, inflation rates, relative price, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the recent French inflation behavior. The paper demonstrates that the recent change in French headline inflation behavior resulted from a few idiosyncratic, i.e., transient, fact...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/397

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451813654

Keywords: components, inflation rates, relative price, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the recent French inflation behavior. The paper demonstrates that the recent change in French headline inflation behavior resulted from a few idiosyncratic, i.e., transient, fact...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/397

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451813654

Keywords: components, inflation rates, relative price, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the recent French inflation behavior. The paper demonstrates that the recent change in French headline inflation behavior resulted from a few idiosyncratic, i.e., transient, fact...

Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap »

Source: Mind the Gap : What is the Best Measure of Slack in the Euro Area?

Volume/Issue: 2001/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angel Ubide , and Kevin Ross

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874457

Keywords: Output gaps, unobservable components, inflation, forecasting, annual inflation, equation, survey,

Assessing the magnitude of the output gap is critical to achieving an optimal policy mix. Unfortunately, the gap is an unobservable variable, which, in practice, has been estimated in a variety of ways, depending o...

Determinants of Inflation in Mozambique

Determinants of Inflation in Mozambique »

Source: Determinants of Inflation in Mozambique

Volume/Issue: 1997/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856507

Keywords: unobserved components, inflation equation, VAR, monetary policy, money supply, inflation rate, rate of inflation

Mozambique’s inflation rate was consistently high until 1995, and then plunged in 1996 to 17 percent from 70 percent in 1994. This paper suggests that Mozambique’s inflation pattern is a combination o...

Is the United States CPI Biased Across Income and Age Groups?

Is the United States CPI Biased Across Income and Age Groups? »

Source: Is the United States CPI Biased Across Income and Age Groups?

Volume/Issue: 1998/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas , and Chera Sayers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451855784

Keywords: CPI, COLA, income brackets, age groups, inflation, expenditure components, expenditure classification, expenditure data, expenditure share

The recent Boskin Commission Report (1996) underscores a significant upward bias in CPI measurement in the United States. This may result in excessive cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of some entitlements in the fe...

Explaining Inflation in Colombia: A Disaggregated Phillips Curve Approach

Explaining Inflation in Colombia: A Disaggregated Phillips Curve Approach »

Source: Explaining Inflation in Colombia: A Disaggregated Phillips Curve Approach

Volume/Issue: 2018/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergi Lanau , Adrian Robles , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484354827

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Colombia, Inflation Components, Phillips Curve, Forecast, Forecasting and Simulation

We study inflation dynamics in Colombia using a bottom-up Phillips curve approach. This allows us to capture the different drivers of individual inflation components. We find that the Phillips curve is relatively f...

Output and Inflation Co-movement

Output and Inflation Co-movement »

Source: Output and Inflation Co-movement : An Update on Business-Cycle Stylized Facts

Volume/Issue: 2016/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , Jan Bruha , and Serhat Solmaz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560329

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Business cycles, Developed countries, Demand, Inflation, Production, Business cycle, demand shocks, DSGE models, dynamic principal components

What are the drivers of business cycle fluctuations? And how many are there? By documenting strong and predictable co-movement of real variables during the business cycle in a sample of advanced economies, we argue...

The Impact of Introducing a Minimum Wage on Business Cycle Volatility

The Impact of Introducing a Minimum Wage on Business Cycle Volatility »

Source: The Impact of Introducing a Minimum Wage on Business Cycle Volatility : A Structural Analysis for Hong Kong SAR

Volume/Issue: 2008/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871432

Keywords: indexation mechanism, business cycle volatility, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model, unobserved components model, market flexibility, small open economy, wage, wage inflation, price inflation,

We study the impact of a minimum wage on business cycle volatility, depending upon its coverage and adjustment mechanism. As with other small open economies, Hong Kong SAR is vulnerable to external shocks, with its...

France
			: Selected Issues

France : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2005/397

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451813654.002

ISBN: 9781451813654

Keywords: components, inflation rates, relative price, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the recent French inflation behavior. The paper demonstrates that the recent change in French headline inflation behavior resulted from a few idiosyncratic, i.e., transient, fact...