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Title What drives prices in Egypt? : an analysis in light of international experience / edited by Hanaa Kheir-El-Din
Published Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : what drives prices in Egypt? / Hanaa Kheir-El-Din -- Great moderation and inflation targeting in the world / Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel -- Measuring inflation in Egypt : assessment of the CPI accuracy / Sherine Al-Shawarby -- Inflation and growth in Egypt : is there a threshold effect? / Hanaa Kheir-El-Din and Hala Abou-Ali -- Monetary policy in Egypt : a retrospective and preparedness for inflation targeting / Rania Al-Mashat -- The impact of budget deficit on inflation in Egypt / Omneia A. Helmy -- Wage-price causality in the Egyptian economy (1990-2005) / Hala Fares and Alaa Ibrahim -- Relative price adjustment and inflation dynamics : the case of Egypt / Diaa Noureldin
Summary This is a comprehensive analysis of the factors driving prices in Egypt, in an attempt to find a balance between prices and economic growth. While Egypt is the focus of the analysis, the papers draw upon the relevant literature, and international experience, and the findings can be applied to other middle-income economies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Inflation (Finance) -- Egypt -- Congresses.
Prices -- Egypt -- Congresses.
Egypt -- Economic conditions -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Egypt -- Economic policy -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Khayr al-Dīn, Hanāʼ.
ISBN 1617973858 (electronic bk.)
1936190222 (electronic bk.)
9781617973857 (electronic bk.)
9781936190225 (electronic bk.)