Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2000


Between June 1999 and July 2000, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate six times, for a total increase of 175 basis points. For this and other reasons, the national — and state — ␣economies appear to be growing at a slower rate.


Published in MassBenchmarks, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 4-9:


University of Massachusetts

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