8 percent) long enough to purge inflationary psychology
But without dramatic evidence of a weakening economy, the greater danger is a renewal of inflationary psychology
And once an inflationary psychology
takes hold, it can be difficult and costly to reverse.
If, through presidential leadership, the United States were to mitigate the inflationary psychology that propelled inflation, economic activity would advance as inflation fell.
Burns believed that an incomes policy would engender a reduction in inflationary psychology, or expectations, as well as inflation itself.
Governors and district bank presidents worried about loss of credibility in the financial markets and the potential renewal of inflationary psychology
that was dampened significantly during the Volcker era.
I wish it were possible to lay out in advance exactly what conditions have to prevail to portend a buildup of inflation pressures or inflationary psychology
As major factors of economic instability next year, Hyundai cited delays in world economic recovery due to a possible war between the United States and Iraq, domestic financial market jitters arising from stock price plunges, worsening of trade and service balances, inflationary psychology
linked with excessive liquidity, rise in oil and cereal prices and potential deflation arising from increased home loans.
Instead of trying to manage the business cycle, we have increasingly focused on managing the inflationary psychology of households and businesses.
By striking a balance between money supply and its demand, that is, by providing a relatively stable purchasing power for the dollar, the central bank has done a remarkable job in building its credibility and keeping the inflationary psychology subdued.
Angell dissented because he believed that the persisting indications of rising inflation and the related deterioration in inflationary psychology
called for a prompt move to tighten monetary policy.