Measuring Core Inflation
An analysis of the use of limited-information estimators as measures of core inflation, showing that these estimators, such as the median of the cross-sectional distribution of inflation, have a higher correlation with past money growth and deliver improved forecasts of future inflation relative to the Consumer Price Index.
Suggested citation: Bryan, Michael, and Stephen Cecchetti, 1993. “Measuring Core Inflation,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Working Paper no. 93-04.