Business: Fight on Prices

New wage-price chief:. "We can do a lot better"

In its efforts to hold down prices, the Carter Administration has so far talked softly and carried a small stick. Yet concern about persistently high inflation has been growing in recent months, and there are indications that the White House may now be ready to take at least a slightly more active stand against rising living costs. One sign came last week when the Senate approved the President's appointment of Barry P. Bosworth, 34, a Brookings Institution economist, to succeed Michael Moskow as chief...

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