cost-push
noun Date: 1951 an increase or upward trend in production costs (as wages) that tends to result in increased consumer prices irrespective of the level of demand — compare demand-pullcost-push adjective

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  • cost push — noun (economics) Inflation due to rising production costs (also cost push inflation) • • • Main Entry: ↑cost * * * cost push, Economics. an inflationary upsurge due to a sharp increase in production costs: »Price rises result from the cost push… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cost-push — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ noun : an increase or upward trend in production costs (as wages) that tends to result in increased consumer prices irrespective of the level of demand compare demand pull herein • cost push adjective * * * /kawst poosh , kost /, adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • cost-push — /kawst poosh , kost /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to cost push inflation: a proponent of the cost push theory. n. 2. See cost push inflation. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cost push inflation — is a type of inflation caused by substantial increases in the cost of important goods or services where no suitable alternative is available. A situation that has been often cited of this was the oil crisis of the 1970s, which some economists see …   Wikipedia

  • cost-push inflation — cost′ push infla′tion n. bus inflation in which prices increase as a result of increased production costs even when demand remains the same Compare demand pull inflation • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • cost-push inflation — inflation caused by rising prices, usually from increased raw material or labor costs that push up the costs of production. Related: demand pull inflation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * cost push inflation cost push inflation ➔ inflation * …   Financial and business terms

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  • Cost-Push Inflation — A phenomenon in which the general price levels rise (inflation) due to increases in the cost of wages and raw materials. Cost push inflation develops because the higher costs of production factors decreases in aggregate supply (the amount of… …   Investment dictionary

  • cost-push inflation — An increase in the prices of goods or services caused by increases in the cost of inputs (especially wages and raw materials). As an explanation of inflation, cost push theories became popular in the 1970s when they appeared to explain the rapid… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • cost-push inflation — sąnaudų sukelta infliacija statusas Aprobuotas sritis Ekonomika apibrėžtis Infliacija, lemiama sąnaudų (pvz., darbo užmokesčio, importo kainų, mokesčių) didėjimo. atitikmenys: angl. cost inflation; cost push inflation šaltinis Lietuvos banko… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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