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Price inflation and stock returns

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    This letter demonstrates that price inflation and stock returns display differing relationships depending on the measure of inflation used. The regularity that price inflation and stock returns are negatively related in post-World War II depends on the model specification.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

    Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 385-388

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:116:y:2012:i:3:p:385-388
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.024
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