Why Has Inflation in the United States Remained So Low? Reassessing the Importance of Labor Costs and the Price of Imports

Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A. ; Tokarick, Stephen
Publication Date: November 01, 1999
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Series: Working Paper No. 99/149
Subject(s): Inflation | United States | Labor costs | Unemployment | Economic models

Publication Date: November 01, 1999
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