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Cross-Sectional Inflation Asymmetries And Core Inflation: A Comment On Bryan And Cecchetti

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This paper reexamines the evidence relating core inflation to cross-sectional inflation asymmetry using statistical measures that are robust to the criticism of Bryan and Cecchetti. The results here suggest that there does exist significant positive correlation between core inflation and cross-sectional inflation asymmetry, but only at the monthly frequency. Furthermore, a sampling problem is highlighted which underscores the importance of careful Monte Carlo analysis when exact small-sample distributions are unknown. © 1999 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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  • Randal J. Verbrugge, 1999. "Cross-Sectional Inflation Asymmetries And Core Inflation: A Comment On Bryan And Cecchetti," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 81(2), pages 199-202, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:restat:v:81:y:1999:i:2:p:199-202
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    1. Verbrugge, Randal & Higgins, Amy, 2015. "Tracking Trend Inflation: Nonseasonally Adjusted Variants of the Median and Trimmed-Mean CPI," Working Paper 1527, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
    2. Luc Aucremanne & Guy Brys & Peter J Rousseeuw & Anja Struyf & Mia Hubert, 2003. "Inflation, relative prices and nominal rigidities," BIS Papers chapters,in: Bank for International Settlements (ed.), Monetary policy in a changing environment, volume 19, pages 81-105 Bank for International Settlements.
    3. Constantina Kottaridi & Diego Mendez-Carbajo & Dimitrios Thomakos, 2007. "Inflation Dynamics and the Cross-Sectional Distribution of Prices in the E.U. Periphery," Working Papers 0004, University of Peloponnese, Department of Economics.
    4. James Yetman, 2009. "Hong Kong Consumer Prices are Flexible," Working Papers 052009, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research.
    5. repec:rim:rimwps:43-07 is not listed on IDEAS

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