AmosWEB LLC. AmosWEB GLOSS*arama. http://www.amosweb.com/gls/. Accessed March 16, 2003. See in particular the entries “CPI,” “Inflation,” “Deflation,” “Depression,” and “Recession.” Use the Quick Search box as needed.
Economics. Danbury, CT.: Grolier Foundation, 2000. This multi-volume work is an encyclopedia of economics with lots of striking graphics. Volume 1, Money, banking, and finance has an article “Inflation and deflation,” pp. 86-87, with a graph of inflation rates for the CPI, energy, new cars, and apparel, all on the same grid. Volume 5, Economic theory, has an article “Consumer price index (CPI),” p. 17. The article “Fiscal policy,” p. 50, states that price stability, meaning inflation rates at most 2%, is a goal of fiscal policy, .
Henderson, D. R., Ed. The concise encyclopedia of economics. http://www.econlib.org/. Accessed March 16, 2003. This is part of the Library of Economics and Liberty, published by the Liberty Fund, Inc. See in particular the article “Inflation” by David Ranson, and search for other economic terms.
Johnson, P. M. A glossary of political economic terms. http://www.auburn.edu/~johnspm/gloss/. Accessed March 16, 2003. See the articles “Deflation,” “Depression,” and “Inflation.”