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Measuring Core Inflation in Australia with Disaggregate Ensembles

In: Inflation in an Era of Relative Price Shocks

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  • Francesco Ravazzolo

    (Norges Bank)

  • Shaun P Vahey

    (Melbourne Business School)

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  • Francesco Ravazzolo & Shaun P Vahey, 2010. "Measuring Core Inflation in Australia with Disaggregate Ensembles," RBA Annual Conference Volume (Discontinued), in: Renée Fry & Callum Jones & Christopher Kent (ed.),Inflation in an Era of Relative Price Shocks, Reserve Bank of Australia.
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