Determinants of Inflation in a dollarised economy: The case of Zimbabwe

The study investigated the determinants of Zimbabwe’s overall, food and non-food tradables price level post the adoption of dollarization using monthly data from January 2010 to December 2015. The paper focused on external factors (the South African rand/US dollar exchange rate, South African CPI, world grain prices,  International crude oil prices, proxied by domestic fuel prices). Also included is the domestic level of economic activity, represented by the volume of manufacturing index.