Inflation slows in May
- Financial Constraints and Productivity Growth of Listed Non-financial Firms in Nigeria. Obembe, Olufemi Bodunde // China-USA Business Review;Dec2011, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p1327
The need to understand the channel of monetary transmission mechanism has motivated some studies on the impact of financial constraints on firm behavior in the recent time. Our study contributes to this debate by looking at an emerging market economy, Nigeria. Data for 76 listed non-financial...
- On the inflation-uncertainty hypothesis in Jordan, Philippines and Turkey: A long memory approach. Abidin �zdemir, Zeynel; Fisunoglu, Mahir // International Review of Economics & Finance;Jan2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p1
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to test the Friedman [Friedman, M. (1977) Nobel lecture: Inflation and Unemployment. Journal of Political Economy, 85, 451ï¿½472] hypothesis that higher inflation causes more inflation uncertainty and the Cukierman and Meltzer [Cukierman, A. & A. Meltzer...
- Inflation targeting: the UK experience. // Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin;Winter2003, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p479
Focuses on inflation targeting in Great Britain. Factual background on the development of an inflation target in 1992; Delegation of operational responsibility to the Bank of England; Aspects of policy formulation conducted by the Bank.
- The informational content of empirical measures of real interest rate and output gaps for the United Kingdom. Larsen, Jens D. J.; McKeown, Jack // Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin;Autumn2004, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p325
This article presents information on interest rates. In this article, the unobservable natural real rate is estimated and the leading indicator properties of the real rate gap-- the difference between the estimated actual real rate and the estimated natural rate-- for inflation over the past 40...
- Inflation Index Off, Pressures Still Up. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;4/4/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32103, p2
Reports on the decrease of the future inflation gauge in the U.S.
- The Role of Inflation Uncertainty in Germany: Friedman's Hypothesis Revisited. Bohara, Alok K.; Sauer, Christine // Empirical Economics;1994, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p611
The paper reconsiders Friedman's (1977) proposition that increased inflation uncertainty may have adverse real effects for the German case. A proxy for the unobservable uncertainty variable is obtained from the Kalman-filtering estimation of a time-varying parameter model of inflation. This...
- May ECRI Falls To 10-Month Low. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;6/6/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32147, p2
Reports on the decrease of the U.S. future inflation gauge from 119.5 in March to 117.1 in May 2005, based from the data released by the Economic Cycle Research Institute in Washington.
- Kenya's worrisome inflation is stuck in double digits. // Market: Africa/Mid-East;Dec2006, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p1
The article deals with the rate of inflation in Kenya from 1990 through 2007. The country's experience with inflation demonstrates how many other factors can combine to destabilize economic functions. Being a developing country, Kenya's high inflation is symptomatic of systemic problems rather...
- Thailand: Unruly Inflation Likely To Constrain BoT. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/5/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p9
The article reports that Thailand's inflation print in April 2008 came in at 6.2% year-on-year (y-o-y), which is up from 5.3% in March 2008. It is said that the upward trend was due to food and oil. On April 29, 2008, the Commerce Ministry suggested a possible new inflation forecast of 5.0-5.5%...