The domestic Balassa--Samuelson effect of inflation for the Greek economy
AbstractThe goal of this study is to assess whether and to what extent inflation differentials between the tradable and nontradable sectors in the Greek economy are due to the domestic version of the Balassa--Samuelson (BS) effect and, therefore, the ‘expensiveness’ of the country and its huge deficit of international competitiveness. Using data over the period 1989 to 2009 from the Greek economy, the empirical results indicate that the domestic BS effect is present for the case of Greece and seems to explain about 33% of the overall inflation rate.
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Volume (Year): 45 (2013)
Issue (Month): 23 (August)
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- Nicholas Apergis, 2011.
"Characteristics of inflation in Greece: Mean Spillover Effects among CPI Components,"
GreeSE â Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe
43, Hellenic Observatory, LSE.
- Nicholas Apergis, 2011. "Characteristics of inflation in Greece: mean spillover effects among CPI components," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 32597, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
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