A P* Model of Inflation in Puerto Rico
AbstractOne can analyze and forecast the inflationary potential in the Puerto Rican economy using the “P* model.” Given the nature of the monetary sector in Puerto Rico (PR), the model is put into the context of variables from the mainland United States (US). The results indicate a long-run relationship between the money supply (M1) of the US and the price level in PR, between M1 and real production in PR, and between M1 and the prime rate in PR. The implications for forecasting and policy are discussed.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 41278.
Date of creation: Sep 2004
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Publication status: Published in American Review of Political Economy 2.2(2004): pp. 16-41
Econometric Modeling; Time Series Analysis; Forecasting Methods; Monetary Economics;
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