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cost-push

[kawst-poo sh, kost-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to cost-push inflation: a proponent of the cost-push theory.
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noun
  1. cost-push inflation.
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Origin of cost-push

First recorded in 1955–60

cost-push inflation

noun
  1. inflation in which prices increase as a result of increased production costs, as labor and parts, even when demand remains the same.
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Origin of cost-push inflation

First recorded in 1965–70
Also called cost-push.
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cost-push inflation

noun
  1. See inflation
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