Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Allan Brunner
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2000
Keywords: ENSO, El Ni&;amp;#x00F1;o, primary commodity prices, inflation rate, aggregate demand, price inflation
This paper examines the historical effects of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle on world prices and economic activity. The analysis indicates that ENSO has economically-important and statisticall...