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Skepticism about the direction of inflation: causes, costs and cures

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  • Jerry L. Jordan

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A discussion of Americans' skepticism about the government's ability to keep inflation in check, emphasizing the real economic costs of this attitude entails and the ways in which Congress, the Federal Reserve, and the White House can help.

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  • Jerry L. Jordan, 1992. "Skepticism about the direction of inflation: causes, costs and cures," Economic Commentary, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, issue Dec.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcec:y:1992:i:dec1
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    1. Hall, Robert E, 1978. "Stochastic Implications of the Life Cycle-Permanent Income Hypothesis: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 86(6), pages 971-987, December.
    2. Christopher D. Carroll & Lawrence H. Summers, 1991. "Consumption Growth Parallels Income Growth: Some New Evidence," NBER Chapters,in: National Saving and Economic Performance, pages 305-348 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    Inflation (Finance);

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