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Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Economic Commentary
The curiously different inflation perspectives of men and women
Michael F. Bryan
Guhan Venkatu
Abstract

That men and women occasionally see things differently is not a remarkable observation. But that the sexes could report vastly different perspectives on the rate at which prices are rising over a long period of time is astonishing. This Commentary describes the difference in inflation sentiment held by men and women — a puzzle that may hold the key to interpreting survey-based data on household inflation expectations.


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Michael F. Bryan & Guhan Venkatu, "The curiously different inflation perspectives of men and women" , Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, issue Nov, 2001.
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Keywords: Inflation (Finance) ; Forecasting
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