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Fed's monetary policy lodestar comes under attack

At annual meeting of the American Economic Association, economists question usefulness of re-jigged version of Phillips Curve, a cornerstone concept in mainstream economics


MILTON Friedman put a nail in the coffin of the original version of the Phillips Curve 50 years ago when he correctly foresaw that the US could simultaneously suffer from high unemployment and lofty inflation. A growing number of economists are now trying to lay to rest...

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