Shortages, Hoarding and Parallel-Market Premia in an Economy with Administered Prices
This paper examines the implications of a number of policy changes in the context of a dynamic model of an economy with administered prices. Official prices below the market-clearing level give rise to shortages hoarding, and parallel-market activity. The paper examines the implications for consumption, hoarding, and the parallel-market premium of changes in official prices and wages, a crackdown on hoarding, and a monetary reform. Copyright 1999 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Volume (Year): 3 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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