Politics, Inflation, and the Mundell-Tobin Effect
AbstractThis paper addresses the possibility of a correlation between inflation and investment for countries with inflation below 20%. The existing literature typically finds no correlation below this level of inflation. By instrumenting with an extensive set of political stability and regime variables I have shown that within a lower range of inflation rates, between 5% and 9%, this correlation is positive, highly significant, and shows no signs of reverse causality.
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Politics; Inflation; Investment; Mundell; Tobin;
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- Jeffrey Edwards, 2006. "Politics, Inflation, and the Mundell-Tobin Effect," The Journal of Economics, Missouri Valley Economic Association, Missouri Valley Economic Association, vol. 32(2), pages 9-30.
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