The new Keynesian trade-off between output and inflation : Time series based evidence from Russia

Puah, Chin Hong and Sim, Chong Yang and Chin, Mui Yin and Mohammad Affendy, Bin Arip (2019) The new Keynesian trade-off between output and inflation : Time series based evidence from Russia. Business and Economic Horizons, 15 (1). pp. 126-136. ISSN 1804-5006

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As oil exports remain the main source of income for the Russian economy, the ongoing plunging of global oil prices is causing severe adverse supply shock and cost-push inflation in the country. The recent attempts at stabilisation policies by the policymakers have not been very successful in stabilising both national output and inflation. This has brought about concern over the relevance of policymaker interventions in the Russian economy. We investigate this matter by applying Asai’s (1999) model. Our empirical results indicated that the trade-off between output and inflation in the short run in Russia is inversely associated with the mean rate of inflation, which supports the new Keynesian view. As such, stabilisation policies, particularly monetary policies adopted by policymakers, are extremely crucial in moderating the short-run trade-off between output and inflation with respect to the recent financial crisis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Output-inflation trade-off, new Keynesian, new classical, nominal rigidity, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2019 04:35
Last Modified: 21 May 2021 09:49

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