Measures of Inflation in India: Issues and Perspectives
AbstractA review of the various primary measures of inflation with a particular reference to the divergence between WPI and CPI. Focus is also given on different secondary (derived) measures of inflation, particularly core inflation, and end the discussion with some thoughts on the way forward. [Speech at the Conference of Indian Association for Research in National Income and Wealth (IARNIW)].
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national income; wealth; whole sale price index; consumption; expenditure; data; income; prices; crude prices; consumer prices indices; inflation; WPI; CPI; Indian; central banks; monetary policy; prices; primary measures; Keynes;
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