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sacrifice

(sak′rĭ-fīs″) [L. sacrificare, to make or offer a sacrifice]
1. To give up or yield something of value.
2. To experience a loss.
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In regards of Pakistan, in among all other studies, as to best of my findings, there is not a single study that incorporated threshold level neither the nonlinearity is determine among the sacrifice ratio as well as threshold cointegration.
We focus on the sacrifice ratios. An interesting feature that emerges from the analysis is that fixed exchange rates tend to destabilize real and financial variables much more than inflation.
This paper's empirical method allows us to measure the sacrifice ratio as the costs of a deliberate disinflation policy in contrast to, for example, the output costs of a series of negative cost push shocks.
This article finds a negative relationship between the past inflation history and the sacrifice ratio from episode-specific analysis and helps to reconcile the previously inconsistent findings.
As a result, these procedures impart to the data a high "sacrifice ratio." The public must learn the FOMC's inflation objective through the brute force of excess unemployment.
Finally, combining Propositions 1 and 2, our analysis reveals the channel of a positive influence of the degree of central bank independence on the sacrifice ratio through its impact on nominal wage indexation.
The sacrifice ratio (SR) is the ratio of the total output loss to the reduction of inflation g.
If the total costs of going from 2 percent to zero inflation is 4 percent of GDP, as implied by a sacrifice ratio of 2, the break-even point turns out to be B* = C(d - g) = 0.20 percent in New Zealand.
Moreover, the effect is not only significant and positive, but also large - going from a dependent central bank like the Bank of Belgium (central bank independence score of 0.19) to one like the Bundesbank (0.66) adds around 1.25 point-years of unemployment to the sacrifice ratio of an average disinflation.
Traditionally, the output cost of fighting inflation has been summarized in a single number using the "sacrifice ratio" concept.
Along with other initiatives announced in the latest Budget (such as legislated spending limits, see below), the inflation-reduction targets are expected to help enhance the transparency and credibility of the Government's strategy, thereby reducing the cumulative output gap needed to achieve price stability (the "sacrifice ratio").