Modelling price determination in South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Moolman, Elna
dc.contributor.author Du Toit, Charlotte Barbara
dc.date.accessioned 2007-07-25T08:31:43Z
dc.date.available 2007-07-25T08:31:43Z
dc.date.issued 2004-03
dc.description.abstract South Africa has been faced with high inflation rates since the early 1970s. Despite continued monetary discipline the inflation target has not yet been met, highlighting South Africa's price-vulnerability as a small open emerging economy and raising questions about the efficiency of monetary policy. The objectives of this paper are: (i) to analyse the influence of monetary policy on inflation in the small open emerging economy of South Africa, (ii) to highlight the channels other than monetary policy through which inflation can be influenced (iii) to analyse the influence of international prices and the exchange rate on inflation, (iv) to determine the role of the labour market on inflation, especially through wage-push dynamics and (v) to determine the role of demand-pull factors on inflation. en
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dc.identifier.citation Moolman, E & Du Toit, C 2004, 'Modelling price determination in South Africa', South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 151-170. [http://www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_ecoman.html] en
dc.identifier.issn 1015-8812
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/3137
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Juta en
dc.rights Juta en
dc.subject Inflation en
dc.subject South African economy en
dc.subject Monetary policy en
dc.subject Price determination en
dc.subject.lcsh Inflation (Finance) -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Monetary policy -- South Africa
dc.title Modelling price determination in South Africa en
dc.type Article en


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