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Global inflation: Low for longer

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Brazil’s fall Fly Title:  Global inflation Rubric:  Inklings of inflation in the rich world are outweighed by downward pressure on prices elsewhere Main image:  20160102_FND001_0.jpg EVER since the financial crisis of 2008, forecasters have … Continue reading

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Global inflation: Low and behold

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Brazil’s fall Fly Title:  Global inflation Rubric:  Another year of low prices will create strains in the world economy ECONOMISTS don’t forecast because they know, said J.K. Galbraith; they forecast because they’re asked. A … Continue reading

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Chains of argument for analysis – linking inflation figures to the exchange rate

The headline on the BBC website this afternoon is “Pound falls after surprise dip in inflation”. It is important that students taking the A2 economics papers next month are able to give current figures for the macroeconomic indicators, so they … Continue reading

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Growth and inflation: Whose speed limit?

THERE are few serious inflation pressures emerging from within the American economy. Rents are rising, contributing to higher measured inflation, but absent a broader wage-price cycle this is best understood as a useful shift in relative prices, essentially signaling to … Continue reading

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