DP3470 Inflation and Inequality
|Publication Date:||July 2002|
|Keyword(s):||bargaining, distributional conflict, fiscal policy, inequality, inflation|
|JEL(s):||D70, E00, E40, E50, E60, H20, H30|
|Programme Areas:||International Macroeconomics, Public Economics|
|Link to this Page:||cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=3470|
Cross-country evidence on inflation and inequality suggests that they are positively correlated. I explore the hypothesis that this correlation is the outcome of a distributional conflict underlying the determination of fiscal policy.