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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia :, Selected Issues

Abstract
This Selected Issues paper examines the causes of recent inflation in Ethiopia and discusses possible policy responses. Inflation in Ethiopia has reached a historical peak. Following a drought-related surge of food prices in 2003, it receded to single digits but soon turned back up in 2004 and gradually increased. The paper provides an overview of recent inflation developments, and explores the factors contributing to recent inflation, based on fresh studies and the review of current monetary and external developments. The paper also lays out cross-country analysis with countries experiencing high inflation
Table Of Contents
Contents; I. Recent Inflation in Ethiopia and Policy Responses; A. Introduction; B. Recent Inflation Developments; C. Factors Contributing to Recent Inflation; D. Recent External and Monetary Developments; E. Experiences in Other Countries; F. Conclusions; Appendices; I. I. Regional Inflation Comparison; I. II. Exchange Rate and External Developments; I. III. Food Inflation and World Food Commodity Price Developments; IV. Monetary Developments; I. V. High Inflation in Developing Countries; II. Income Velocity of Money in Ethiopia; A. Introduction; B. A Global View of Velocity Over Long Term
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (52 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280889950

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