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Remarks by Michael H. Moskow Before The National Association of Manufacturers Industrial Relations Council

by Michael H. Moscow September 30, 2009 Uncategorized
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Before the Interstate Commerce Comission: Council Gives Views on ICC Trucking Entry Proceedings

by Barry Bosworth January 23, 1978 Uncategorized

The Council on Wage and Price Stability· today supported efforts of the Interstate Commerce Commission to reduce “frivolous” protests in applications for new interstate trucking authorities. The Commission has requested suggestions and proposals on this subject and intends to institute a rulemaking proceeding. To operate as an interstate common carrier, a trucker must hold a […]

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Brief of the Council on Wage and Price Stability on the Interrelationship of the Special RateProvisions of the 4-R Act and Railroad General Rate Proceedings(Before the Interstate Commerce Commission)

by Barry Bosworth December 20, 1977 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Interstate Commerce Commission (Commission) in its Order served November 10 in this ~ Parte general rate proceeding requested parties to submit separate briefs on the question of the interrelationship of the special rate provisions of The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 (4-R Act) and railroad general increase proceedings. A brief by […]

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Before the Interstate Commerce Commission: Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability

by Jakina Debnam September 14, 1976 Uncategorized

On August 23, 1976, the Interstate Commerce Commission (Commission) issued in Ex Parte No. 320, Special Procedures for Making Findings of Market Dominance as Required by the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform (4R) Act of 1976. The Commission’s initial proposal in this docket was published in the Federal Register on March 16,1976 (41 FR 11034). […]

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Council to Hold Public Symposium on Wage Differentials

by Council on Wage and Price Stability May 26, 1976 Uncategorized

The Council on Wage and Price Stability announced today that a public symposium will be held on June 2, 1976, to discuss relative wage differentials among various categories of workers. The symposium will include a discussion of the relationship between wage levels and the degree of industrial concentration, as well as trends in union/non-union wage […]

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Council on Wage and Price Stability’s Staff Report on Antifreeze Prices

by Robert Allen May 4, 1976 Uncategorized

Enclosed is a staff report analyzing the 1976 wholesale price increases announced in fall 1975 by the major producers of antifreeze. The report is particularly timely now because the major retailers and other bulk purchasers of antifreeze are making final order commitments of antifreeze for delivery this summer and for sale to consumers this fall. […]

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Council To Study Metal Prices

by Council on Wage and Price Stability April 30, 1976 Uncategorized

The Council on Wage and Price Stability announced today that it is undertaking a short-term review of recent prices increases for flat-rolled and other steel mill products. In addition, the Council is beginning a separate longer-term comparative study of recent price behavior in a number of metals-producing industries, including steel, copper, aluminum, lead, zinc and […]

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Council to Hold Public Meeting on State and Local Government Wage Data Needs

by Council on Wage and Price Stability April 8, 1976 Uncategorized

In a notice appearing in today’s Federal Register, the Council on Wage and Price Stability announced that on April 30 it will hold a public meeting in connection with its study of data needs in the area of state and local government compensation (see COWPS-137, March 31,1976)…

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Council to Hold Public Meeting on State and Local Government Wage Data Needs

by Council on Wage and Price Stability April 8, 1976 Uncategorized

In a notice appearing in today’s Federal Register, the Council on Wage and Price Stability announced that on April 30 it will hold a public meeting in connection with its study of data needs in the area of state and local government compensation (see COWPS-137, March 31, 1976)…

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Council on Wage and Price Stability: Data Needs for State and Local Government Employees Compensation

by Michael H. Moscow April 4, 1976 Federal Register Document

On March 31, 1976, the Council on Wage and Price Stability announced that it would conduct a study of data on state and local government employee compensation with the dual purpose of identifying what data are available and recommending what more are needed to provide an accurate picture of compensation trends in the public sector […]

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Council to Study Prices in the Paper Industry

by Council on Wage and Price Stability March 30, 1976 Uncategorized

The Council on Wage and Price Stability announced today it is undertaking a study of prices in the paper industry. Paper industry sales account for about two percent of the Gross National Product and the wholesale prices of those paper products have been rising in recent months at a substantially faster rate than wholesale prices […]

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Remarks By Michael H. Moskow Before the National Conference on EEE Issues of the National Environmental Development Associaiton: “Environmental Regulatoin: Costs and Benefits”

by Michael H. Moscow February 24, 1976 Environmental Protection Agency

The interest of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in environmental and other regulation is directly related to the three “E’s” of· this conference, economic, environmental and energy matters. Both the Council and your organization are dedicated to a common cause — the proper balance of key issues in determining public policy. Putting the […]

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Memorandum to Correspondents: Interim Report on Baked Goods and Cereals

by Michael H. Moscow January 13, 1976 Uncategorized

In April 1975 the Council on Wage and Price Stability initiated a study of the breakfast cereals and bakery products industries in order to determine if competitive forces were operating with sufficient vigor to translate reductions in basic commodities prices — wheat, corn, and sugar in particular — into reduced prices for bread, cookies, crackers, cakes, rolls, and breakfast cereals. […]

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Interim Report on Breakfast Cereals and Bakery Products

by Council on Wage and Price Stability January 1, 1976 Uncategorized

In April 1975, the Council on Wage and Price Stability initiated a study of the breakfast cereals and bakery products industries in order to determine if competitive forces were operating with sufficient vigor to translate the reductions in basic commodities prices — wheat, corn, and sugar in particular — into prices for bread, cookies, crackers, cakes, rolls, and breakfast cereals. […]

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Remarks By Michael H. Moskow Before the National Economists Club: Forum on Outlook For 1976

by Michael H. Moscow December 17, 1975 COWPS (inflation matters)

In 1973, the Council on Wage and Price Stability returned to the American taxpayer benefits exactly equal to its costs. I suspect that we are one of the few government agencies that can make this statement categorically. While that record may not be anything to boast about, it should give us pause. Because in 1973, the Council on Wage and […]

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Testimony of James C. Miller III Acting Assistant Director Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Subcommittee on Antitrust aand Monopoly Senate Committee on the Judiciary

by James C. Miller December 11, 1975 COWPS (inflation matters)

Mr. Chairman, Members of the Committee: it was an honor to be invited and is a pleasure to appear before you today to present the views of the Council on Wage and Price Stability on 5.2028, the “Competitive Improvements Act of 1975.” As you know, the Council has been concerned with the competitive effects of regulatory actions of both independent […]

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Council on Wage and Price Stability Supports Objective of Competitive Improvements Act

by Council on Wage and Price Stability December 11, 1975 COWPS (inflation matters)

In testimony before the Senate’s Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly of the Committee of the Judiciary, James C. Miller III, the Council’s Acting Assistant Director for Government Operations and Research, commended the objectives of S. 2028, “The Competitive Improvements Act of 1975,” to require government agencies to emphasize the beneficial effects of competition in their decisionmaking. Miller said, “it is […]

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Council Criticism of Coast Guard Proposed Regulations on Construction Design of Oil- Carrying Tankships and Barges

by Council on Wage and Price Stability December 4, 1975 Uncategorized

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today criticized the U.S. Coast Guard’s proposed regulations requiring the segregation of oil cargoes from water ballast throughout certain categories of seagoing tankships and barges that carry oil in the domestic United States trade. The Council said that the costs of implementing the proposed changes in ship construction appear to far outweigh their […]

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Government Regulation of Milk Markets: Discussion Paper

by Thomas M. Lenard December 3, 1975 COWPS (inflation matters)

Attached is a discussion paper which analyzes the literature concerning Federal regulation of milk markets.  The paper… is part of a preliminary inquiry which the Council is making into the benefits and costs of Federal regulations affecting the dairy industry.

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Memorandum: CPSC Proposed Agricultural Glazing Materials Standard

by Thomas M. Lenard November 30, 1975 Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC has recently released a product profile on architectural glazing and a revised (and presumably final) version of its economic impact statement on the proposed architectural glazing materials safety standard. Thus, it seems useful to review the issues which have been raised in connection with this standard as they relate to any new findings…

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