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Inflation and Unemployment in the U.S. and Canada: A Common Framework

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  • Pierre Fortin

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    (Economics Department, UQAM)

  • George A. Akerlof

    (University of California, Berkeley)

  • William T. Dickens

    (Brookings Institution)

  • George L. Perry

    (Brookings Institution)

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This paper summarizes the results of our efforts to broaden the theory of the Phillips curve and to explain the joint evolution of inflation and unemployment in the United States and Canada since 1930.

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Paper provided by Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences économiques in its series Cahiers de recherche du Département des sciences économiques, UQAM with number 20-16.

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Length: 46
Date of creation: Jul 2002
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Handle: RePEc:cre:uqamwp:20-16

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Keywords: Phillips curve; unemployment; inflation;

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  1. Philippe Bergevin & William B.P. Robson, 2011. "The Costs of Inflexible Indexing: Avoiding the Adverse Fiscal Impacts of Lower Inflation," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 322, February.

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