High inflation and high unemployment (stagnation) occurring simultaneously.

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If the country is in a state of stagflation you will have to come up with some new marketing schemes to move your product.

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There was a lot of stagflation going on and it made everyone very nervous because things were going bad and did not look like they would get any better any time soon.

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During our latest period of stagflation, we saw our consumer buying power go down, our unemployment rate go up and the cost of goods go up; it is very apparent in Detroit, Michigan.

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