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Turkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi Bagimsizligi Enflasyonist Etki Yaratir mi?

Bulent Dogru

Istanbul University Econometrics and Statistics e-Journal, 2013, vol. 18, issue 1, 35-55

Abstract: In this study, the disinflationary effects of central bank independence of the Central Bank of Turkey (CBT) on inflation is examined within the framework of the co-integration analysis and Vector Error Correction (VECM) for the time period 1990: Q1 - 2012: Q4. According to the findings of the econometric model estimated, an increment in the independence of the central bank pulls down average inflation 18-21 %. However, according to the findings of the study in the short-term central bank independence is not a determinant of inflation.

Keywords: Central Bank Independence; Inflation; VECM; Co-integration (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E52 E58 E31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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