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Inflation and the informativeness of prices

Laurence M. Ball

Inflation and the informativeness of prices

by Laurence M. Ball

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inflation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Prices -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurence Ball, David Romer.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4267, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4267.
    ContributionsRomer, David., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22439260M

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Inflation reduces the informativeness of current prices, causing customers to make costly mistakes about which relationships to enter. In addition, the reduced informativeness of prices makes demand less price-elastic, thereby increasing markups. An appealing but vague theme in many discussions is that inflation reduces the efficiency of the price system.

Relative prices are the tools with which the invisible hand guides the economy to efficient allocations. When inflation occurs, prices do not rise in tandem; instead, different nominal prices adjust at different by: Inflation and the Informativeness of Prices This paper studies the welfare effects of the relative-price variability arising from inflation.

If customers and suppliers form long-term relationships, prices have an informational role: a potential customer uses current prices as signals of future prices.

Inflation reduces the informativeness of. Inflation and the Informativeness of Prices Microeconomic Evidence from High Inflation By Mariano Tommasi Get PDF (1 MB)Author: Mariano Tommasi. Inflation reduces the informativeness of current prices, causing customers to make costly mistakes about which relationships to enter.

In addition, the reduced informativeness of prices makes demand less price-elastic, thereby increasing markups. Both effects can be quantitatively significant at moderate inflation rates. The informativeness of prices: search with learning and inflation uncertainty Article (PDF Available) February with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This book sets out the realities of price changes in the modern investing environment, without using economic equations or jargon.

It gives investors the framework they need to think about inflation and how to protect themselves against it, whether the aggregate inflation of the future rises or falls from current levels.4/5(5). The costs of inflation are considered from the point of view of its effects on economic growth, and the problems discussed are arranged according to this standpoint.

In the United States, annual price increases of less than about 2% or 3% are not considered indicative of serious inflation. During the early s, however, prices rose by considerably higher percentages, leading President Nixon to implement wage-and-price controls in Tommasi, Mariano, "Inflation and the Informativeness of Prices: Microeconomic Evidence from High Inflation," Brazilian Review of Econometrics, Sociedade Brasileira de Econometria - SBE, vol.

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Paperback. $ $ FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Housing prices tend to rise with inflation. Absent economic and supply-and-demand pressures, the price of goods remains the same. If the only change introduced to the economy is the addition of.

An important implication of lower information value of stocks prices that accompany high inflation regimes is concerned with sensitivity of investment to stock prices. Prior literature argues that sensitivity of investment to stock prices is an increasing function of informativeness of prices (Foucault and Frésard,Farooq and Amin, ).Cited by: 1.

The table below pertains to Studious, an economy in which the typical consumer's basket consists of 5 books and 10 calculators. Year Price of a Book Price of a Calculator $24 $8 $30 $12 $32 $15 Refer to Table If is the base year, then the consumer price index was a.

ininand in   Inflation—the rise in the price of goods and services—reduces the purchasing power each unit of currency can buy.

Rising inflation has an insidious effect: input prices are higher, consumers Author: Kristina Zucchi. In this paper we empirically examine the effect of price informativeness on the sensitivity of investment to stock price. Using price non-synchronicity and PIN as measures of price informativeness, we find that the degree of informativeness is positively correlated with the sensitivity of investment to stock price.

Smoothness, Earnings Surprise and Stock Price Informativeness. Evidence from Indian Stock Market Gregory D. LYIMO Birla Institute of Management Technology, Plot No.

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therefore called administered-price inflation or price-push inflation [7]. STRUCTURAL INFLATION THEORY About 40 years ago, the concept of structural inflation entered in economic discussion and research. It is related to the effect of structural factors on inflation. Structural analysis attempts to recognize how economic phenomena and findingCited by:.

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