Definitions
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 noun a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars.
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 noun economics A
factor applied toeconomic statistics in order to counter the effect ofinflation
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 noun a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars
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If the deflator is higher, then longevity is less valuable. if the deflator is zero, then we have parity  a 20% increase in lifespan, GDP constant is the same as a 20% increase in GDP, lifespan constant.
Health Care Economics, Arnold Kling  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty

At the same time, inflation, as measured by a fixedwage GDP deflator, which is a standard way of measuring overall inflation, was only 2.7 percent.

The deflator is a complete work of fiction, so the actual GDP figure could be anything from 1% to +0.5%

A deflator is a unit that is used to equalize dollars over a given period of time.

Lest you think I've cherry picked an accidental onetime embarrassing statistical moment, here's a chart of the socalled GDP deflator, which is the specific measure of inflation that is subtracted from the nominal GDP to yield the reported real GDP.

(There's something called the implicit price deflator which is a calculation using the two, but we'll spare you the details.)

(There's something called the implicit price deflator which is a calculation using the two, but we'll spare you the details.)

(There's something called the implicit price deflator which is a calculation using the two, but we'll spare you the details.)

(There's something called the implicit price deflator which is a calculation using the two, but we'll spare you the details.)

(There's something called the implicit price deflator which is a calculation using the two, but we'll spare you the details.)
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