Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ari Aisen
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2004
Keywords: Inflation Stabilization, Nominal Anchors, Political Opportunism, Elections, inflation, election, chronic inflation, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data
In response to high and chronic inflation, countries have adopted different stabilization policies. However, the extent to which these stabilization programs were designed for political motives is not clear. Since...