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Productivity and inflation

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  • Janet L. Yellen

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This Economic Letter is adapted from remarks by Janet L. Yellen, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, delivered at the Economic Summit at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research in Palo Alto, California, on February 11, 2005. (See www.frbsf.org/news/speeches/ for full speech text.)

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  • Janet L. Yellen, 2005. "Productivity and inflation," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue feb18.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2005:i:feb18:n:2005-04
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    Productivity ; Inflation (Finance);

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