Switzerland : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 2, 2003

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper takes a close look at the proximate determinants and short-term dynamics of inflation in Switzerland. It identifies salient features of the inflation experience in Switzerland. The paper uses a wage-price model to gauge the sensitivity of inflation to the business cycle and the exchange rate. The findings suggest that underlying inflation of about 1 percent reflects a slightly higher rate for domestic goods and services and low increases in prices of imported goods.

Series:

Country Report No. 03/149

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 2, 2003

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451807257/1934-7685

Stock No:

1CHEEA0022003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

52

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