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Yellen: "Recession" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

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Tags Economic PolicyThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

08/05/2022Ryan McMaken

With inflation making workers poorer, and with midterm elections looming, Janet Yellen is doing damage control by arguing over the definition of "recession."

Original Article: "Yellen: "Recession" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means"

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Yellen: "Recession" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means