Inflation? Inflation!

inflation always monetary? - mainstream and hetero theories of inflation, how to measure inflation - decompose observed inflation into its monetary, demand-pull, cost-push and structural components - Inflation is a monetary and redistributional phenomenon

INFLATION

monetary phenomenology portal page on INFLATION inflation - What is it?gm pages, postsupdated articles 6-2022 Inflation – what is it ? Milton Friedman told us: “Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon”. But is it? QE-forever seems to suggest this can’t be right. Freedman’s inflation has been in trouble.  But has it? So what is … Continue reading INFLATION

Lagarde Adagio Offuscato

Expect nothing but a repeat variation of  her 2012 Wolfgang Schäuble laudatio  from consummate diplomat Christine Lagarde today.  This is not the time to tell the Germans to get over their Schwarze Null fetish and spend money. Maybe there will be the odd softly spoken hint at clever new injection technology tunneling through southern debt mountains toward … Continue reading Lagarde Adagio Offuscato