Monday, September 11, 2017

We have shown that large movements in a handful of categories have thrown off inflation readings in the US and the Euro zone. We look for similar distortions in the US wage slowdown, but do not find evidence of similar outliers. The wage slowdown in the US therefore looks genuine.

IIF Authors

Robin Brooks

Robin
Brooks
Managing Director and Chief Economist
+1.202.857.3609
rbrooks@iif.com

Peter Nagle

Peter
Nagle
Economist
+1 202 857 3313
pnagle@iif.com

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