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Inflation and Welfare: An Application to Chile

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  • Carlos Fernández

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This paper develops a monetary endogenous growth model where money is no longer superneutral. Economic growth is propelled by the accumulation of human capital and money enters into the optimization problem of the individual through a shopping-time techno

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  • Carlos Fernández, 1999. "Inflation and Welfare: An Application to Chile," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 36(107), pages 519-544.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:36:y:1999:i:107:p:519-544
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    1. Carlos Fernández, 2001. "Further Evidence on Friedman's Hypothesis," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 38(115), pages 257-273.

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