Definition of Stagflation

1. Noun. A period of slow economic growth and high unemployment (stagnation) while prices rise (inflation).

Generic synonyms: Inflation, Rising Prices
Derivative terms: Stagflationary



Definition of Stagflation

1. Noun. (economics) Inflation accompanied by stagnant growth, unemployment or recession. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stagflation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stagflation

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stagflation (current term)
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Literary usage of Stagflation

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1. For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto by Murray Newton Rothbard (2006)
"Why the business cycle, and why the new mysterious phenomenon of stagflation? BANK CREDIT AND THE BUSINESS CYCLE The business cycle arrived in the Western ..."

2. Regulatory Reform in the United States by Scott H. Jacobs (1999)
"The United States has moved from stagflation to steady growth with low inflation, falling unemployment and a budget surplus. ..."

3. A Preview and Summary of "The Wayward Welfare State" by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"It was called stagflation. What causes stagflation? Some might say that progress in economic science and refinement of political techniques now permit us to ..."

4. Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century by William B. Johnstone, DIANE Publishing Company, Arnold E. Packer (1987)
"Economic historians begin to write about the stagflation of the 1970s and early 1980s as an aberration from the long-term postwar trend. ..."

5. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"... separating a post-World War II generation of economic recovery, prosperity, and Western unity from an era of stagflation, lost confidence, and disarray. ..."

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