Topic: Inflation

Inflation: Hidden Costs & Debunking Myths | Liberty Curious (Video)

– July 1, 2022

“In this episode of Liberty Curious, AIER Research Faculty Peter C. Earle discusses some of the lesser-known costs of inflation. He also provides an overview of what inflation actually is- and what really causes it.” ~ AIER

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Stocks and Bonds Hurt Alike Under Stagflation

– July 1, 2022

“When bonds and stocks decline a lot and simultaneously it suggests inflation is rising rapidly even as the economy is stagnating or contracting (or will soon do so). For most economists today, that combination is near-impossible.” ~ Richard M. Salsman

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Inflation Increased In May, New Data Show

– July 1, 2022

“It is difficult to say precisely when the inflation tide will turn. But consumers should expect inflation to remain high throughout the rest of the year.” ~ William J. Luther

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Inflation and Time

– June 30, 2022

“The monetary regime that we have had since Richard Nixon closed the gold window is one of persistent price inflation. A comparison of money prices today and money prices in 1971 are essentially meaningless.” ~ Joshua R. Hendrickson

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Better Explanations for Inflation

– June 29, 2022

“We have enough information to conclude policy mistakes, especially on the demand side, go a long way toward explaining today’s inflation.” ~ Alexander William Salter

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Public Schools Are Using Inflation To Extort Taxpayers

– June 27, 2022

“While there isn’t much that can be done in the short term to mitigate public school excess, taxpayers should at least be aware that public schools are using inflation as an excuse to extort them.” ~ Garion Frankel

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Want to Understand the Inflation Problem? Look to Harvey Road, Not Pennsylvania Avenue

– June 24, 2022

“A bipartisan generation of loose money and loose budgets has created major negative spillover effects, and today’s inflation problem is what we all have to show for it.” ~ Peter T. Calcagno & Edward J. Lopez

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Bad Explanations for Inflation

– June 23, 2022

“Hopefully, these lousy explanations will soon fade out of the public’s consciousness. We need to focus on what matters: a comparative abundance of money over goods. ” ~ Alexander William Salter

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What Can Healthcare Prices Teach About Inflationary Woes?

– June 18, 2022

“Unfortunately, addressing inflation may be more of an incentive problem than a ‘what policy should we adopt’ problem. Examining the US’s healthcare industry through the lens of public choice economics provides evidence.” ~ Raymond J. March

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FOMC Projects Even Higher Inflation

– June 17, 2022

“The Fed is not even committed to bringing inflation back down to 2 percent very quickly. The median FOMC member currently projects inflation will remain above target through 2024. We had better get used to high inflation. We will likely be dealing with it for years.” ~ William J. Luther & Morgan Timmann

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No, Putin Didn’t Cause Inflation

– June 13, 2022

“Allowing politicians to blame Putin, corporations, shipping firms, billionaires, insufficient taxation, ‘greed,’ or other tired scapegoats is erroneous and misleading.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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A Time for Reckoning

– June 13, 2022

“We’ve reached the end of the road, and found that the people who must ultimately pay for unlimited government is us. Whether through taxes or inflation, pay we will.” ~ Antony Davies

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