Market power and inflation
AbstractThis paper examines the extent to which a decline in market power could have contributed to the general decline in inflation rates experienced in developed countries during the 1990s.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) in its series International Finance Discussion Papers with number 783.
Date of creation: 2003
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- NEP-ALL-2003-11-30 (All new papers)
- NEP-IND-2003-11-30 (Industrial Organization)
- NEP-MON-2003-11-30 (Monetary Economics)
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