Intra-national Purchasing Power Parity and Balassa-Samuelson Effects in Italy
AbstractConsidering a sample of 71 Italian metropolitan areas, this paper goes beyond the assumption that there exists a unique core inflationary process in a macroeconomy. We show that local long-run inflation rates can display remarkable variability. On the one hand they are negatively correlated with productivity growth, on the other the less competitive is the local retail sector and the higher is long-run inflation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Verona, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 12/2010.
Date of creation: Jul 2010
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purchasing power parity; long-run inflation; Balassa-Samuelson model; Kaldor-Verdoorn model.;
Other versions of this item:
- Andrea Vaona, 2011. "Intra-national Purchasing Power Parity and Balassa--Samuelson Effects in Italy," Spatial Economic Analysis, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 291-309, April.
- R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics
- E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
- F49 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Other
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-08-06 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBA-2010-08-06 (Central Banking)
- NEP-GEO-2010-08-06 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-OPM-2010-08-06 (Open Economy Macroeconomics)
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