• Datafile Name: Factors in Country InflationDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Government, Economics,
  • Story names: Factors in Country Inflation,
  • Reference: A. Cukierman, S.B. Webb, and B. Negapi, "Measuring the Independence of Central Banks and Its Effect on Policy Outcomes," World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 6 No. 3 (Sept 1992), 353-398.
  • Authorization: free use
  • Description: The article developed four measures of central bank independence and explored their relation to inflation outcomes in developed and developing countries. This datafile deals with two of these measures in 23 nations
  • Number of Cases 23
  • Variable Names:
    1. QUES: Questionnaire index of independence (1-10)
    2. INF: Annual inflation rate, 1980-1989 (Percent)
    3. LEGAL: Legal index of independence (1-10)
    4. DEV: Developed (1) or developing (2) nation

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