A model of New Zealand’s post-war inflation

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dc.contributor.advisor Professor A. R. Bergstrom en
dc.contributor.advisor Professor G. P. Braae en
dc.contributor.author Hall, V.B. en
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-21T03:45:06Z en
dc.date.available 2008-04-21T03:45:06Z en
dc.date.issued 1971 en
dc.identifier.citation Thesis (PhD--Economics)--University of Auckland, 1971. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/2493 en
dc.description.abstract Theoretical and empirical literature on inflation is extensive, and it abounds with diverse opinion. Principal works are of overseas origin; no substantial research has been published relating specifically to the New Zealand economy. This study does not attempt to develop a comprehensive theory of inflation, but has as its purpose the formulation of a simultaneous equation model to explain and predict movements in variables relevant to the inflationary process. The research has been conducted with New Zealand data and no econometric work on inflation yet published seems to have produced a model as embracing as the one advanced. This introduction has the following scope and content. First it conveys some idea of the extent of debate over what inflation is, this being done by brief references to various attempts at defining the phenomenon and to some of the different types of inflation advanced. Next, it questions more fundamentally 'what inflation is, and how, if' at all, the subject may be enlightened by further research. This leads on to derivation of an appropriate definition of inflation. Finally, an outline is given of the aspects of inflation to be investigated and the approach to be adopted. en
dc.format Scanned from print thesis en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ResearchSpace@Auckland en
dc.relation.ispartof PhD Thesis - University of Auckland en
dc.relation.isreferencedby UoA217016 en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. en
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dc.title A model of New Zealand’s post-war inflation en
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.discipline Economics en
thesis.degree.grantor The University of Auckland en
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.name PhD en
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::340000 Economics en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.local.anzsrc 14 - Economics en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Business & Economic en


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