costpush

cost-push

[kawst-poosh, kost-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to cost-push inflation: a proponent of the cost-push theory.

Origin:
1955–60

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cost-push inflation

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


Origin:
1965–70

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cost-push inflation
 
n
See inflation

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