Finland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

September 16, 1996

Summary:

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix examines inflation and wage dynamics in Finland. The paper discusses the data set used (quarterly data covering from 1975 to 1995) and the statistical properties of the relevant time series. It presents the model and the empirical estimates, and provides an outlook for consumer price index and nominal wage inflation for 1996:Q1–2001:Q4. The paper examines the determinants of the equilibrium real exchange rate, and also analyzes the Finnish banking system and the credit crunch hypothesis.

Series:

Country Report No. 96/95

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

September 16, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451813128/1934-7685

Stock No:

1FINEA0011996

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

96

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