Finding Optimal Measures of Core Inflation in the Kyrgyz Republic
AbstractThe ideal measure of inflation should reflect long-run price movements driven by actual demand in the economy and exclude short-term supply shocks. Considering that the CPI does not correspond to such a measure, the purpose of this research is to analyze alternative methods of core (or underlying) inflation and to choose a method suitable for measuring core inflation in the Kyrgyz Republic. The results can be useful for proper monetary policy reaction to inflationary shifts in the Kyrgyz Republic.
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Kyrgyz Republic; inflation; core inflation; monetary policy; smoothing; optimality criteria.;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2005-06-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2005-06-14 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-MAC-2005-06-14 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-MON-2005-06-14 (Monetary Economics)
- NEP-TRA-2005-06-14 (Transition Economics)
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- Arrazola, Maria & de Hevia, Jose, 2002. "An alternative measure of core inflation," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 75(1), pages 69-73, March.
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