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May 1992

Recession, energy prices ease producer price inflation, 1991

Craig Howell, William D. Thomas, Roger Burns, Jaclyn Shend

The weak U. S. economy had a pervasive effect on price movements in 1991. Energy indexes plummeted at all stages of processing, after increasing sharply in the previous 2 years. This article summarizes changes in producer price indexes during 1991.

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