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The Voluntary pay and price standards have had no discernible effect on inflation

United States. General Accounting Office

The Voluntary pay and price standards have had no discernible effect on inflation

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wage-price policy -- United States.,
    • Inflation (Finance) -- United States.,
    • Economic stabilization -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.W24 U69 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3919583M
      LC Control Number81600794

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There was continuing good news about inflation. The inflation tax is the effect on the public of: -the sales taxes paid during periods of inflation-the reduction in the value of money caused by inflation-the higher prices consumers pay due to inflation.

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Effect of different factors on new car fuel economy in the UK: (a) mandatory EU-wide carbon standard, (b) prior policies of EU-wide voluntary carbon standard, VED restructuring, company car taxes, etc., (c) VED restructuring of(d) income, (e) fuel price, and (f) scenario of high income, low price.

A minimum wage is a limit on how little you can legally pay someone to work. Most countries have a national minimum wage, and cities or regions often set minimum wages higher than the national minimum.¹ Economists have been fighting about minimum wages for over years.² One camp says minimum wages pose a nasty trade off: wages go up for some workers, but other workers lose their jobs.

Center for Economic and Policy Research Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite Washington, D.C. Why Does the Minimum Wage Have. Despite having some selective price impacts and hence affecting relative prices (Wadsworth, ), the NMW does not affect overall pay bills nearly enough to cause significant concern about cost-push inflation across the economy (Metcalf,p.

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Bruce Bartlett held senior policy roles in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations and served on the staffs of Representatives Jack Kemp and Ron is the author of “The Benefit and the Burden: Tax Reform — Why We Need It and What It Will Take.” Congress is currently addressing two major proposals to help the working poor: an increase in the federal.

The minimum wage in the United States is set by U.S. labor law and a range of state and local laws. Employers generally have to pay workers the highest minimum wage prescribed by federal, state, and local law.

Since Jthe federal minimum wage is $ per hour. As of Januarythere were 29 states and D.C with a minimum wage higher than the federal minimum. Various price-return ratios, such as price-earnings or dividend-price ratios, may seem to have more potential as indicators of bubbles than do simple rates of price appreciation.

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If there is a nominal devaluation but no real devaluation, then that should have no effect on the price level. Let’s say that the Brazilian real is worth USD at T1.

Between T1 and T2, the inflation in Brazil is .