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    The Selected Issues paper examines the dynamics of the inflation process in the United Kingdom, particularly the influence of external shocks. The paper provides a brief summary of existing empirical work. It presents the expectations-augmented Phillips curve model used in the analysis. The basic conclusion is that low inflation in recent years can be explained reasonably well by a combination of increased competitive pressures. The paper also presents some estimates of the degree of possible overvaluation in housing prices and outlines the links between housing prices and the macroeconomy.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Staff Country Reports with number 05/81.

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    Length: 82
    Date of creation: 08 Mar 2005
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfscr:05/81

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    Keywords: Economic models; Selected issues; inflation; monetary policy; inflation targeting; monetary fund; low inflation; monetary authorities; inflation dynamics; inflation performance; inflation target; inflation objective; inflationary pressures; inflation process; monetary policy regimes; inflation equation; percent inflation; monetary authority; monetary system; inflation targeting framework; european monetary system; monetary policy rules; inflation targeting regime; rise in inflation; change in inflation; monetary transmission;

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    Cited by:
    1. José Francisco Bellod Redondo, 2011. "Detección de burbujas inmobiliarias: el caso español," Contribuciones a la Economía, Grupo Eumed.net (Universidad de Málaga), issue 2011-05, May.
    2. Bellod Redondo, José Francisco, 2009. "El precio de la vivienda y la inflación en España," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(302), pages 379-405, abril-jun.

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