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Implications of linking clean water spending to the rate of inflation

Implications of linking clean water spending to the rate of inflation

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClaudia Copeland.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1995, 95-216 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743788M
    OCLC/WorldCa34056022

    ers that low inflation should be the key goal of monetary policy. In the s and early s, country after country endured depressed output and high un- employment to reduce its rate of inflation. Despite this consensus and con- certed action, however, the economic rationale and policy implications of low inflation are only partly understood. The inflation/interest rate cycle at a glance • When prices rise, bondholders worry that the interest they're paid won't buy as much. • To control inflation, the Fed may raise interest rates to get investors to purchase bonds. • When interest rates go up, borrowing costs rise. Economic growth and spending tend to slow.

      One of my favorite essays written by Warren Buffett and contained in the book "The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons For America" is his analysis of See's Candy found on pages (second Author: Nat Stewart.   The deadly virus, boasting a fatality rate of over 70%, has the ability to awaken an international panic. the effects of Ebola will continue to Author: Nick Gillespie.

      Inflation in the United States has been running at low levels. Over the five years ending in December , the percent change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), at percent (or percent at an annual rate), was the lowest rate of price increase seen in the United States in half a century.   A fall in prices can cause an increase in the real debt burden and discourage spending and investment. Deflation was a factor in the Great Depression of the s.. Disadvantages of inflation. Inflation is usually considered to be a problem when the inflation rate rises above 2%. The higher the inflation, the more serious the problem is.


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A fall in consumer spending and high inflation is slowing growth in the UK economy, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers BDO LLP. The latest report suggests that rising inflation, coupled with stagnating wage growth, is causing a sharp slowdown in consumer spending, leaving the UK economy in need of other areas of growth.

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Many reasons have been given for the persistently low inflation the U.S. has experienced for the past few years. A recent article in The Regional Economist examines an alternative reason: the liquidity trap.

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