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Measuring Inflation Persistence in Brazil Using a Multivariate Model

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  • Vicente da Gama Machado
  • Marcelo Savino Portugal

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We estimate inflation persistence in Brazil in a multivariate framework of unobserved components, accounting for the following sources affecting inflation persistence: Deviations of expectations from the actual policy target; persistence of the factors driving inflation; and the usual intrinsic measure of persistence, evaluated through lagged inflation terms. Data on inflation, output and interest rates are decomposed into unobserved components. To simplify the estimation of a great number of unknown variables, we employ Bayesian analysis. Our results indicate that expectations-based persistence matters considerably for inflation persistence in Brazil

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Paper provided by Central Bank of Brazil, Research Department in its series Working Papers Series with number 331.

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