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Measuring core inflation: notes from a 2007 Dallas Fed conference

  • James Dolmas
  • Mark A. Wynne

In May 2007, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas hosted a conference, organized with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, titled "Price Measurement for Monetary Policy." The conference broadly focused on two issues - the measurement of core inflation and the measurement of inflation expectations. This paper summarizes the conference papers on core inflation.

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Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): May ()

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Handle: RePEc:fip:feddst:y:2008:i:may:n:4
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