Definition of "stagflation" [stagflation]

  • (noun) Sluggish economic growth coupled with a high rate of inflation and unemployment.

Use "stagflation" in a sentence

  • "That's when the word stagflation was invented to describe a truly ugly combination of rising inflation and stunted growth..."
  • "The term stagflation is generally attributed to United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer, Iain MacLeod in a speech to parliament in 1965.www. carlostmock.com"
  • "The term stagflation is used to describe the policy-challenging combination of a stagnating economy at a time of rising inflation."

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