Output Changes and Inflationary Bias in Transition
AbstractMismeasurement of inflation is likely to be more severe in a transition economy than in a more stable environment. Reasonable estimates of the size of the inflationary bias in the Czech Republic suggest that conventionally reported declines in real output and living standards during the transition may be a statistical artifact rather than a real phenomenon.
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Inflation; Transition; Bias; GDP growth;
Other versions of this item:
- Jan Hanousek & Randall K. Filer, 2000. "Output Changes and Inflationary Bias in Transition," CERGE-EI Working Papers wp167, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economic Institute, Prague.
- C8 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
- E3 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
- P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
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- NEP-ALL-2001-02-14 (All new papers)
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