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Analysing and forecasting price dynamics across euro area countries and sectors: a panel VAR approach

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  • Dées, Stéphane
  • Güntner, Jochen

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This paper uses a panel VAR (PVAR) approach to estimating, analysing, and forecasting price dynamics in four different sectors JEL Classification: C33, C53, E31, E37

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  • Dées, Stéphane & Güntner, Jochen, 2014. "Analysing and forecasting price dynamics across euro area countries and sectors: a panel VAR approach," Working Paper Series 1724, European Central Bank.
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    Keywords

    cost pressures; forecasting; impulse response analysis; panel VAR models;
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    JEL classification:

    • C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • E37 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications

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