Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Inflation Fixation

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Since the onset of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, the US Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank have pursued unprecedented monetary expansion in an effort to stem record-high unemployment and stimulate economic recovery. Should financial markets fear the inflationary risks implicit in such measures? Or should they hope for moderate inflation as a spur to credit and investment?

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