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Definition of Demand-Pull Inflation

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Demand-Pull Inflation

inflation whose initial cause is excess demand rather than cost increases. See also cost-push inflation.



Related Terms:

Aggregate Demand

Total quantity of goods and services demanded.


Aggregate Demand Curve

Combinations of the price level and income for which the goods and services market is in equilibrium, or for which both the goods and services market and the money market are in equilibrium.


Cost-Push Inflation

inflation whose initial cause is cost increases rather than excess demand. See also demand-pull inflation.


Demand

An amount desired, in the sense that people are willing and able to pay to obtain this amount. Always associated with a given price.


Demand Deposit

A bank deposit that can be withdrawn on demand, such as a deposit in a checking account.



Demand deposits

Checking accounts that pay no interest and can be withdrawn upon demand.


Demand line of credit

A bank line of credit that enables a customer to borrow on a daily or on-demand basis.


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Demand Loan

A loan which must be repaid in full on demand.


Demand Management Policy

Fiscal or monetary policy designed to influence aggregate demand for goods and services.


Demand master notes

Short-term securities that are repayable immediately upon the holder's demand.


Demand shock

An event that affects the demand for goods in services in the economy.


Disinflation

A reduction in the rate of inflation.


Excess Demand

A situation in which demand exceeds supply.


Hedging demands

demands for securities to hedge particular sources of consumption risk, beyond the usual
mean-variance diversification motivation.


Hyperinflation

Extremely high inflation.


Inflation

The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising.


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inflation

Rate at which prices as a whole are increasing.


Inflation

A sustained increase in the general price level. The inflation rate is the percentage rate of change in the price level.



Inflation-escalator clause

A clause in a contract providing for increases or decreases in inflation based on
fluctuations in the cost of living, production costs, and so forth.


Inflation risk

Also called purchasing-power risk, the risk that changes in the real return the investor will
realize after adjusting for inflation will be negative.


Inflation Tax

The loss in purchasing power due to inflation eroding the real value of financial assets such as cash.


Inflation uncertainty

The fact that future inflation rates are not known. It is a possible contributing factor to
the makeup of the term structure of interest rates.


Money market demand account

An account that pays interest based on short-term interest rates.


Precautionary demand (for money)

The need to meet unexpected or extraordinary contingencies with a
buffer stock of cash.


pull system

a production system dictated by product sales
and demand; a system in which parts are delivered or produced
only as they are needed by the work center for which
they are intended; it requires only minimal storage facilities


Pull system

A materials flow concept in which parts are only withdrawn after a
request is made by the using operation for more parts.


Speculative demand (for money)

The need for cash to take advantage of investment opportunities that may arise.


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Transaction demand (for money)

The need to accommodate a firm's expected cash transactions.



Variable rated demand bond (VRDB)

Floating rate bond that can be sold back periodically to the issuer.


Warehouse demand

The demand for a part by an outlying warehouse.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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