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Core inflation in the Euro area

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  • Fabio Bagliano
  • Roberto Golinelli
  • Claudio Morana

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Using a common trends model, a forward-looking 'core' inflation measure is estimated for the Euro area based on long-run relations among major macroeconomic variables, bearing the interpretation of long-run inflation forecast. The proposed measure may be particularly suitable for the 'two-pillar' monetary policy strategy of the ECB which focuses on medium-term inflation prospects.

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  • Fabio Bagliano & Roberto Golinelli & Claudio Morana, 2002. "Core inflation in the Euro area," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(6), pages 353-357.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:9:y:2002:i:6:p:353-357 DOI: 10.1080/13504850110086035
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