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Inflation as a global problem.

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inflation (Finance) -- Congresses,
  • International finance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Randall Hinshaw.
    ContributionsHinshaw, Randall Weston, ed., Johns Hopkins University., Claremont Graduate School.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG229 .I45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 163 p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5289182M
    ISBN 100801814472
    LC Control Number72008903

      In this documentary, economist John Thore Stub Sneisen breaks down the history of inflation and hyperinflation using real world examples of currencies that have inflated throughout history, why.


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Inflation as a global problem. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Randall Weston Hinshaw; Johns Hopkins University.; Claremont Graduate School.

"Many emerging market economies experienced a remarkable decline in inflation rates over the last two decades, after years of seemingly intractable high inflation.

Ha, Kose, and Ohnsorge offer the first book-length analysis of this remarkable achievement, asking how it happened, what it tells us about best policy frameworks, and whether it will. ‘Inflation is a topic that can become deeply embedded in a political culture, as Paul Donovan makes clear.

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A big part of the recent upturn in inflation has to do with the much lower base from a year ago. We are seeing upside inflation surprises on a global basis but wage inflation is still disappointing. We are encouraged by the general uptrend in inflation data but we think the real test comes after the positive base effect subsides.

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