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- (economics) Inflation accompanied by stagnant growth, unemployment or recession.
- 1965 November 17, Iain Macleod, “Economic Affairs”, in parliamentary debates (Commons), column 1165:
- We now have the worst of both worlds —not just inflation on the one side or stagnation on the other, but both of them together. We have a sort of "stagflation" situation and history in modern terms is indeed being made. There is another point behind the figures. As I say, production has fallen by 1 per cent. or ½per cent.
- 1995, Anthony S. Campagna, Economic Policy in the Carter Administration, page 204:
- Since no one had the solutions to stagflation, Carter, a fiscal conservative from the beginning, was thrown back to his personal bias and chose to elevate inflation to the nation's most pressing problem.
- 2013, George R. Tyler, What Went Wrong: The Big Picture: How the 1% Hijacked the American Middle Class … and What Other Countries Got Right, BenBella Books, Inc., →ISBN:
- Moving into the mid-1970s, America's economic performance suffered. Stagflation—inflation combined with minimal economic growth—eroded wages and profits, weakening business and consumer confidence.
- 2023 June 17, Chris Giles, Delphine Strauss, “Britain's economic malaise”, in FT Weekend, page 6:
- The UK economy is suffering a nasty bout of stagflation and the prospects appear poor. That is the conclusion financial markets drew this week from yet more disappointing data, highlighting the weakness of the post-Covid economy and the persistence of high inflation.
inflation accompanied by stagnant growth
- “stagflation”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
stagflation f (plural stagflations)
- “stagflation”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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