The Economics of The Office

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Performance Review

In this clip (found only on the deleted scenes sadly), Dwight attempts to justify the raise he feels he deserves. Dwight correctly identifies the relationship between inflation and his real wage. If Dwight’s nominal wages do not increase at least at the rate of inflation the real purchasing power of his wages will fall!

Season 2 Episode 8 "Performance Review"

Compensation Packages (J33) Inflation (E31)

Ryan Dwight Jim

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