TITLE

No inflation threat

AUTHOR(S)
Krugman, P.R.
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/25/91, Vol. 111 Issue 22, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that short-term interest rates could soar in the future if inflation flares up again and the Fed is forced into another cycle of tight money and high rates to keep prices stable. The financial needs of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union; Rising budget deficits in the US and Germany; The possibilities of a worldwide capital shortage; Long-term global fears are frustrating America's economic recovery.
ACCESSION #
9111251473

 

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