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In name only. Differences in compounding cause the nominal rate to differ from the effective interest rate. Inflation causes the purchasing power of money to differ from one time to another.
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Describing a variable that does not take inflation into account. For example, when considering GDP growth, if GDP has grown 10% in nominal terms and the inflation rate is 3%, real GDP growth is only 7%.
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