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Cover; Contents; I. Inflation in Tunisia: Trends, Core Inflation, and Forecasting; A. Introduction; B. Trends in Tunisian Inflation; Figures; I.1. CPI Inflation, Compared with Neighboring Countries, 1990-2006; I.2. CPI Inflation, Compared with Main Trading Partners and Comparator Countries; Tables; I.1. CPI Components, Weights, and Selected Descriptive Statistics, 1991-2006; I.2. Ten Most Volatile CPI Components, 1991-2006; I.3. Regression of Standard Deviation over 2000-06 on Standard Deviation over 1991-99; I.3. Behaviors of Administered Prices (month-on-month; 1990-2006) I.4. CPI Inflation With and Without Food and Transport Prices (1991-2006)I.4. Average Contribution to Overall Inflation by Different Groups, 1991-2006; C. Measures of Core Inflation for Tunisia; I.5. Core Inflation: Excluding Administered Prices; Top Five and Top Ten Most Volatile CPI Components; D. Can Inflation be Forecasted in Tunisia?; I.6. Performance of the ARMA Model; I.7. Inflation and Monetary Aggregates (year-on-year, Monthly Growth Rates); E. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations; Appendix Tables; I.1. CPI Components, Weights, and Main Descriptive Statistics (1991-2006) I.2. CPI Components, Weights, and Main Descriptive Statistics (1991-99)I.3. CPI Components, Weights, and Main Descriptive Statistics (2000-06); I.4. Average Contribution to Overall Inflation by Different Components; I.5. Individual Leading Indicators for Inflation (Bivariate Regressions); I.6. Composite Leading Indicators for Inflation (Multivariate Regressions); II. The Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Tunisia; A. Introduction; B. Theory and Empirical Studies on Exchange Rate Pass-Through; C. Exchange Rate and Inflation in Tunisia; II.1. Trends in Nominal Effective Exchange Rate, 1990-2006 D. The Degree of Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Consumer PricesE. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations; II.1. Exchange Rate Pass-Through into Consumer Prices, 1995-2006; II.2. Exchange Rate Pass-Through into Consumer Prices: A Panel Approach, 1995-2006; II.3. Exchange Rate Pass-Through into Consumer Prices: An Instrumental Variable Approach, 1995-2006; II.2. Quality of the Prediction: Actual Versus Fitted Inflation Rate; II.3. Impulse Response Function of a 1 percent Depreciation in the NEER; II.1. Stationarity Tests with Monthly Data; II.2. Summary Statistics and Data Sources