Price Stabilization in the 1990s

Domestic and International Policy Requirements

  • Kumiharu Shigehara

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Price Stabilization in the 1990s: An Overview

  3. Some Lessons from the Great Inflations

    1. Allan H. Meltzer
      Pages 7-29
  4. Lessons from Moderate Inflations

    1. Stanley Fischer
      Pages 30-44
  5. Price Performance and Sources of Inflation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Michael Parkin, Ralph C. Bryant, Paul Jenkins
      Pages 47-93
    3. Eduard J. Bomhoff, Anthony Coleby, André Icard
      Pages 94-136
    4. Maxwell J. Fry, Glenn R. Stevens, Han Eung Kim, Zainal Aznam Yusof, Peter Nicholl
      Pages 137-190
    5. Kazuo Ueda, Koichi Hamada, Jack H. Beebe
      Pages 191-229
  6. Measurement and Indicators of Inflation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Robert J. Gordon, Richard G. Davis, Georg Rich
      Pages 233-276
    3. Robert H. Rasche, Peter Nicholl, Takatoshi Ito
      Pages 277-327
  7. Price Objectives and Policy Requirements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. David Laidler
      Pages 331-356
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 390-400

About this book


Investigates various aspects of inflation - the recent history of inflation as well as potential sources of changes, the technical issues regarding the measurement of inflation, the indicators for future inflation, and the policy implications to achieve and maintain price stability.


Inflation monetary policy performance stability

Editors and affiliations

  • Kumiharu Shigehara
    • 1
  1. 1.Organization for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentParisFrance

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