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Predicting inflation: food for thought

William Gavin () and Rachel J. Mandal

The Regional Economist, 2002, issue Jan., 4-9

Abstract: Because food prices are no longer volatile, it makes little sense to exclude them anymore from calculations to determine core inflation.

Keywords: Food prices; Futures (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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