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n. - A period of slow economic growth and high unemployment while prices rise.

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  • The economic downturn has a lot of people throwing around the term stagflation, something we haven't heard for quite a while.
  • The term stagflation is used to describe the policy-challenging combination of a stagnating economy at a time of rising inflation.
  • The term stagflation is generally attributed to United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer, Iain MacLeod in a speech to parliament in 1965.www.
  • In the interim, welcome to long-term stagflation on the Japanese model. for more
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