Composite Indicators of Inflationary Pressures
11 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2018
Date Written: October 18, 2018
This article analyses a broad set of relevant variables for monitoring inflationary pressures in the Spanish economy. On the basis of these variables, composite indicators are calculated that proxy inflation expectations, the degree of slack in the economy and other inflation pressures, domestic and external alike. On the information analysed, the recent period of low inflation in the Spanish economy is estimated to have come about in a setting in which domestic factors particularly eased, with a notable reduction in inflation expectations.
Keywords: inflation, inflation expectations, economic cycle, composite indicators
JEL Classification: E31, E32
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