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Taming Indian Inflation

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Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541259.071

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

High and persistent inflation has presented serious macroeconomic challenges in India in recent years, increasing the country's domestic and external vulnerabilities. A number of factors underpin India's high infla...

Optimal Price Indices for Targeting Inflation Under Incomplete Markets

Optimal Price Indices for Targeting Inflation Under Incomplete Markets »

Source: Optimal Price Indices for Targeting Inflation Under Incomplete Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205301

Keywords: Monetary Policy Framework, Core Inflation, Headline Inflation, Financial Frictions, Liquidity Constraints, aggregate demand, central bank,

In models with complete markets, targeting core inflation enables monetary policy to maximize welfare by replicating the flexible price equilibrium. We develop a two-sector two-good new-Keynesian model to study the...

Macroeconomic Impact of Product and Labor Market Reforms on Informality and Unemployment in India

Macroeconomic Impact of Product and Labor Market Reforms on Informality and Unemployment in India »

Source: Macroeconomic Impact of Product and Labor Market Reforms on Informality and Unemployment in India

Volume/Issue: 2016/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , and Purva Khera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513545257

Keywords: Wage bargaining, India, Asia and Pacific, structural reforms, product market deregulation, labor market deregulation, unemployment, informality, DSGE, Indian economy

This paper investigates the implications of lowering formal regulations in labor and product markets on informality and macroeconomic outcomes in India. We estimate a DSGE model with an informal sector, and rigidit...

Disentangling India’s Investment Slowdown1

Disentangling India’s Investment Slowdown1 »

Source: Disentangling India's Investment Slowdown

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475531183

Keywords: Investments, Policy Uncertainty, inflation, real interest rate, real interest rates, monetary policy, monetary fund, General, Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper documents the recent slowdown in investment in India and explores its underlying causes. The sharp investment deceleration has sparked an intense debate about the role of interest rates, as well as busin...

Part II: Consequences of Inflation

Part II: Consequences of Inflation »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

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Part III: Policies to Affect Inflation

Part III: Policies to Affect Inflation »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

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Chapter 6. Inflation and Income Inequality in China and India: Is Food Inflation Different?

Chapter 6. Inflation and Income Inequality in China and India: Is Food Inflation Different? »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

Rapid growth in developing economies has led to an important decline in poverty both at the national level and, owing to the large size of China and India where growth has been especially rapid, globally. Ho...

Chapter 8. Monetary Policy Transmission in India

Chapter 8. Monetary Policy Transmission in India »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

Inflation management requires a clear understanding of the channels through which monetary policy affects the economy. As a demand management policy, the effectiveness of monetary policy in combating inflati...

Chapter 1. Inflation Dynamics in India: What Can We Learn from Phillips Curves?

Chapter 1. Inflation Dynamics in India: What Can We Learn from Phillips Curves? »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

Inflation in India trended higher from the mid-2000s after being low for decades and below levels in other emerging markets. It reached 10–11 percent by 2008 and remained elevated for several years. Even tho...

Chapter 3. Food Inflation in India

Chapter 3. Food Inflation in India »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

Investigating the primary drivers of food price inflation in India is important given its high level and persistence. As Cecchetti (2007) argues, ignoring food and energy prices, particularly in recent times...