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Impact of macro economic variables on consumer price index : a study of Sri Lankan economy 1977-2016

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dc.contributor.advisor Cooray TMJA Muraleetharan P 2019 2019 2019
dc.description.abstract This study investigates impact of the macro economic variables on consumer price index SriLankan Economy. At many emerging economies including that of Sri Lanka are relatively limited and required to be repeated as the underlying economic settings of such economies have rapidly changed over the years. Hence, it is necessary to analyze the consumer price index over the years and various factors affecting its performance. This study examines the impact of economic variables on Consumer price index of Sri Lanka over the period 1977-2016. The study made use of secondary data gathered from the Central Bank report of Sri Lanka and data is analyzed by means of, unit root test, Granger Causality test, Correlation and ARDL Regression analysis using Eview10 and regression results suggests that Inflation and GDP variables have significant impact on Consumer price index. From that correlation analysis it is concluded that there is significant relationship between Inflation and Consumer price index. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject MATHEMATICS-Dissertations en_US
dc.subject FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS-Dissertations en_US
dc.subject CONSUMER PRICE INDEX-Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT-Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject INFLATION en_US
dc.title Impact of macro economic variables on consumer price index : a study of Sri Lankan economy 1977-2016 en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Mathematics en_US 2019
dc.identifier.accno TH3824 en_US

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