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How to cut unemployment to 4 percent and end inflation and deficits by 1987

Leon Hirsch Keyserling

How to cut unemployment to 4 percent and end inflation and deficits by 1987

set new goals for the economy and apply new policies to reach them

by Leon Hirsch Keyserling

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Published by Conference on Economic Progress in Washington, D.C. (2610 Upton St., N.W., Washington 20008) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-1993

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeon H. Keyserling.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC106.8 .K48 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3257031M
      LC Control Number83176119

      Private saving in was percent of GNP, or about half the level of the s and s, and the federal budget deficit was percent of GNP, or more than three times the previous average. Kaitlin has $10, of savings that she may deposit with her local bank. Kaitlin wants to earn a real rate of return of at least 4 percent and she is expecting inflation to be exactly 3 percent. In fact, inflation now, even if it reduces unemployment in the short-run by inducing prices to spurt ahead of wage rates (thereby reducing real wage rates), will only create more unemployment in the long run. Eventually, wage rates catch up with inflation, and inflation .


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