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May 1985, Vol. 108, No. 5
Input prices and cost inflation
in three manufacturing industries
James E. Duggan
Economist, Division of Price and Index Number Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Andrew G. Clem
Economist, Division of Industrial Prices and Prices Indexes, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The transmission of inflation varies among industries, depending most heavily on differences in input cost changes; factor substitution plays a minor role.
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