Authors:

  • Paul Sheard

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July 21, 2021, Opinion: "The June number for the consumer price index in the United States showing a jump of 0.9% month-on-month (in seasonally-adjusted non-annualised terms) and 5.4% year-on-year has added even more fuel to the great inflation debate fire. Surely, the inflation genie is out of the bottle. Not so fast. Going back to inflation basics would suggest otherwise. In much of the debate, inflation and relative."

HKS MRCBG Senior Fellow - Paul Sheard

The June number for the consumer price index in the United States showing a jump of 0.9% month-on-month (in seasonally-adjusted non-annualised terms) and 5.4% year-on-year has added even more fuel to the great inflation debate fire. Surely, the inflation genie is out of the bottle. Not so fast. Going back to inflation basics would suggest otherwise. In much of the debate, inflation and relative

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The June number for the consumer price index in the United States showing a jump of 0.9% month-on-month (in seasonally-adjusted non-annualised terms) and 5.4% year-on-year has added even more fuel to the great inflation debate fire. Surely, the inflation genie is out of the bottle. Not so fast. Going back to inflation basics would suggest otherwise. In much of the debate, inflation and relative

Read more at: https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-economics/the-great-inflation-debate-back-to-basics
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The June number for the consumer price index in the United States showing a jump of 0.9% month-on-month (in seasonally-adjusted non-annualised terms) and 5.4% year-on-year has added even more fuel to the great inflation debate fire. Surely, the inflation genie is out of the bottle. Not so fast. Going back to inflation basics would suggest otherwise. In much of the debate, inflation and relative

Read more at: https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-economics/the-great-inflation-debate-back-to-basics
Copyright © BloombergQuint