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High inflation: resource misallocations and growth effects
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996-12)
High inflation disrupts the organization of markets. This paper relates those “Industrial Organization” effects of inflation to the poor growth performance of high-inflation economies, in the context of a Schumpeterian ...
On the causes of inflation: a brief introduction to the strategic theory
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1993-12)
This note is a brief introduction to the strategic theory of inflation initiated by Barro and Gordon (1983a). The discussion is organized around the question of which are the causes of inflation according to the strategic ...
Price Dispersion and Optimal Inflation: the Spanish Case
This paper studies the relation between inflation and relative price variability (RPV) in Spain during the 1987-2009 period. We find that this relation presents a U-shape profile, and that the optimal annual inflation rate ...
FURTHER EVIDENCE ON FRIEDMAN'S HYPOTHESIS: THE CASE OF PARAGUAY
(Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2001)
The Determinants of Relative Price Variability: further evidence from argentina
(Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2008)
Inflation Targeting Matters: Evidence from OECD Economies` Sacrifice Ratios
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
Using data from OECD economies, we show that inflation targeters suffered smaller output losses during disinflations when compared to nontargeters. We also study why some countries choose to inflation target while others ...
The Truncated Inflated Beta Distribution
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS INCPHILADELPHIA, 2012)
The study of proportions is a common topic in many fields of study. The standard beta distribution or the inflated beta distribution may be a reasonable choice to fit a proportion in most situations. However, they do not ...
Inflation targeting and macroeconomic stability in a Post Keynesian economy
(M E SHARPE INC, 2008)
This paper examines the compatibility of inflation targeting with an economy that is Post Keynesian in character. We show that in a Post Keynesian environment, policymakers can both set and achieve an inflation target ...