Wage Flexibility in Texas May Ease Impact of Tighter Monetary Policy

5 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2015

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Anil Kumar

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Research Department

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

Because wages are more flexible in Texas than in other parts of the U.S., the state’s unemployment rate will be less prone to rise when interest rates increase.

Suggested Citation

Kumar, Anil, Wage Flexibility in Texas May Ease Impact of Tighter Monetary Policy (2015). Southwest Economy, Issue Q3, pp. 3-7, 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2670351

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