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The inflation-output nexus:empirical evidence from India, Brazil and South Africa

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  • Paresh Kumar Narayan

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  • Seema Narayan

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In this paper we study the relationship between output and inflation for India, Brazil, and South Africa using the EGARCH model. For India and South Africa, we find evidence for: (1) the Cukierman and Meltzer hypothesis that inflation volatility raises inflation; (2) the Friedman hypothesis that inflation raises inflation volatility; and (3) the Black hypothesis that output volatility raises output growth, and that output volatility reduces inflation. For Brazil, we do not find any evidence of a systematic relationship between inflation and output growth.

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Paper provided by Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in its series Financial Econometics Series with number 2011_06.

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Date of creation: 29 Aug 2011
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Keywords: Output; inflation; EGARCH model; volatility;

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