Is the Natural Rate of Unemployment Compatible with a Stable Rate of Inflation?
The Phelps-Friedman theory that the long-run Phillips curve is perfectly inelastic at the natural rate of unemployment has been criticized by Tobin (1972) and others. This paper accepts tentatively the Phelps-Friedman hypothesis and enquires into what follows from it. We do this because the debate on whether or not the hypothesis is correct, insufficient attention has been paid to the policy implications that follow, should it come to be accepted.
To our knowledge, this item is not available for
download. To find whether it is available, there are three
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
|Date of creation:||1974|
|Date of revision:|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6|
Phone: (613) 533-2250
Fax: (613) 533-6668
Web page: http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:qed:wpaper:147. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Mark Babcock)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.