NEWS IN BRIEF
- Accounting For the Recent Decline in the NAIRU. Murphy[*], Robert G. // Business Economics;Apr99, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p33
Analyzes the reasons for the decline in the unemployment rate associated with stable inflation in the United States (US). Relationship between unemployment rate and change in price inflation; Shifts in the age structure of the US labor force; Integration of labor markets.
- Hunting for NAIRU. Stein, Herbert // American Enterprise;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p6
Focuses on unemployment in the United States. Contradicting views on unemployment and inflation; Effects of increasing supply or demand; Non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment (NAIRU); Strategy for limiting risks of unemployment or inflation. INSET: What I thought 50 years ago..
- Unemployment duration and labor market tightness. Sullivan, Daniel // Chicago Fed Letter;Mar1996, Issue 103, p1
Examines several arguments regarding the high level of average unemployment durations in the United States and offers some preliminary time-series evidence on the significance of unemployment durations for existing inflationary pressures. United States' dynamic labor market; Evolution of...
- A MANPOWER APPROACH TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT-INFLATION DILEMMA. Holt, Charles C.; MacRae, C. Duncan; Schweitzer, Stuart O.; Smith, Ralph E. // Monthly Labor Review;May71, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p51
Examines the problems of unemployment and inflation in the United States during the postwar period. Effect of aggregate demand changes on unemployment rate; Call for upgrading workers throughout industries; Urgency of finding alternatives to the monetary and fiscal approaches.
- What Price Victory? // Time;10/26/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 17, p110
The article reports on the impact of unemployment on the U.S. inflation.
- The Good Luck Economy. // Wilson Quarterly;Autumn99, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p88
Reviews the article `Is Inflation Dead?,' by Roger E. Brinner in the January-February 1999 issue of `The New England Economic Review,' about inflation in the United States. Factors which keeps inflation from rising; Influence of unemployment on inflation.
- Rural America and the Grants Economy/Political and Social Implications for Rural Areas of a Nationalized System of Welfare/Implications of a Negative Income Tax for Rural People: Discussion. Griessman, B. Eugene // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec71, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p760
Criticizes the idea that misapplied grants are at the roots of the prevalent inflation-ridden unemployment. Effect of the prolonged use of high interest rates on inflationary pressures; Comments on the impact of the negative income tax; Political implications of the nationalized system of welfare.
- U.S. economy expected to grow moderately over coming quarters. Márquez, Carlos // Caribbean Business;3/22/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p12
The article focuses on the condition of the U.S. economy and unemployment rate from 2012-2014. The U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) states that the unemployment rate has remained elevated at 8.3%, while inflation is anticipated to remain stable. Moreover, the U.S. Department of labor...
- Labor Department eases concerns about inflation. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;9/2/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p11
Reports on the United States Labor Department's easing of investor concerns about inflation in the country. Report showing an increase in prices at the wholesale level; Rise of the Producer Price Index; Rise in the prices of intermediate goods; Decline in the incidence of personal bankruptcies.