High Interest Rates: Causes and Effects

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This report describes the major market and policy forces that determine the general level of interest rates. The discussion is related to the recent economic experience of high interest rates and inflation, but may be generally applied to any economic environment.

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Leisenring, Carol June 30, 1980.

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Leisenring, Carol. High Interest Rates: Causes and Effects, report, June 30, 1980; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8149/: accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.