The Wage-Price Control Experiment--Did It Work?
AbstractThis paper analyses the consequences of the Nixon Administration’s policy of wage-price controls and finds that the controls were essentially ineffective in reducing inflation.
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wage-price controls; incomes policy; inflation; unemployment;
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- E3 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
- E6 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
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