Rao, Nasir Hamid and Bukhari, Syed Kalim Hyder (2010): Asymmetric Shocks and Co-movement of Price Indices. Published in: State Bank of Pakistan Working Paper Sereis (4. February 2011): pp. 1-26.
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This paper is an attempt to gauge the relationship between the long run paths of consumer price index and wholesale price index of Pakistan. For the empirical analysis the Johansen co-integration technique has been applied on monthly data (1978 to 2010) of WPI and CPI. This paper found that both the indices are co-integrated in the long run. Thus the deviations in movements of WPI and CPI in the short run are transitory and both the indices will converge to their coherent path in the long run. Therefore, inflation computed from CPI can be used as official measure of inflation without worrying for short run movements of WPI.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Asymmetric Shocks and Co-movement of Price Indices|
|English Title:||Asymmetric Shocks and Co-movement of Price Indices|
|Keywords:||Price Level, Time Series Models, Monetary Policy|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level ; Inflation ; Deflation
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
|Depositing User:||Nasir Rao|
|Date Deposited:||09. Feb 2011 16:24|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:06|
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