Financial conditions index (FCI), inflation and growth: Some evidence
Additional contact information
Manamani Sahoo: University of Hyderabad, India
Theoretical and Applied Economics, 2017, vol. XXIV, issue 3(612), Autumn, 147-172
This paper first estimate financial conditions index (FCI) for India and then examines the empirical performance of the financial conditions index (FCI) to predict inflation and GDP growth. For optimal coverage of all major set of indicators, those which are determining the Indian economies, financial conditions, so we have broken financial conditions index into four sub-indices including major key indicator. The sub –indices of FCI include (i) short term rate of interest (CMR), (ii) exchange rate, (iii) housing price index (iv) FDI total inflow, each with equal weights. Based on granger causality and correlation test with quarterly data, the finding of this paper is the financial condition index is able to predict inflation bitterly.
Keywords: monetary conditions index; financial conditions index; housing price index. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:agr:journl:v:3(612):y:2017:i:3(612):p:147-172
Access Statistics for this article
Theoretical and Applied Economics is currently edited by Marin Dinu
More articles in Theoretical and Applied Economics from Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Marin Dinu ().