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Misery Index says Clinton will win. ByMARKvTTNER Quest Columnist. WITH THE PRIMARY season in full swing, now is a good time to assess the president's re- election prospects. While the President Bill Clinton is undoubtedly taking delight  ...
the misery index from books.google.com
Measuring the "misery index" for 240 million diverse American citizens would seem to be a mind-boggling task. That's what an economist named Arthur Okun attemptto do in the mid-1970s. Okun added two basic economic indicators ...
the misery index from books.google.com
This was his use of the so-called misery index — the combined rate of inflation and unemployment. The misery index was an effective campaign tool for Carter in his attacks on President Ford. Misery under Ford, he said, was about 12 percent, ...
the misery index from books.google.com
Spirits soar as 'misery index' plummets Gauge of prices 'Misery index' The misery index is a combination of th unemployment rate and consumer prici is edge index over a 12-month period 20 slightly this year r\. sultant to Zions Bank, brings us ...
the misery index from books.google.com
But, so far, all is quiet on the "misery index" front. You remember the misery index . That was the grim little report that lumped the bad news together — unemployment plus inflation — and came up with a reading that told us in cold, hard ...
the misery index from books.google.com
NEW YORK (AP) — The trouble with the misery Index — that's a combination of the inflation and jobless rates — is that it doesn't tell just how miserable things really are. It doesn't measure taxes. An improvement, it seems, would be the ...
the misery index from books.google.com
Doubts Misery Index Will Be Official Indicator. ByJOHNCUNNIFF AP Business Analyst. NEW YORK — Though catchingly named, widely understood and often referred to by presidential candidates, the misery index has never achieved status ...
the misery index from books.google.com
According to Set* John F. Kerry's new middle-class misery index, Americans are certifiably miserable after three years under President Bush. The best part is: Kerry's- advisers had to cook up. a new index in order to make Americans miserable.
the misery index from books.google.com
AP Business Analyst NEW YORK (AP)-The trouble with the misery index— that's a combination of the inflation and Jobless rates— fa that it doesn't tell just how miserable things really are. It doesn't measure An improvement, it seems, would ...
the misery index from books.google.com
LO\VIR IN MM ION reduced Canada's "misery" index a couple of percentage points in 1984. to around 1 5%%. The sum of the unemployment rate and rise in the consumer price index, the misery index is an attempt to get a broader picture of ...