What Can We Do About Inflation?

Walinsky, Louis J.
March 1974
New Republic;3/2/74, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p21
Focuses on the policy of the U.S. Government to solve the problem of inflation. Concerns over the rise in the consumer and wholesale price indexes; Assessment of the impact of oil and energy shortages on people; Implementation of the price control program of U.S. President Richard Nixon; Role of dollar devaluation in increasing import prices and in making export cheaper; Opinion that the price control program of U.S. President Richard Nixon failed because of the premature liquidation of the wage and price controls.


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