Should the Fed Stimulate Growth?

– July 28, 2022

“Rather than consider whether the Fed should stimulate growth, we should recognize that its primary task is to prevent over- and under-production.” ~ William J. Luther

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The Race to Tame Inflation Expectations

– July 25, 2022

“If the FOMC thinks inflation should be higher than 2 percent on average, it should adopt a higher inflation target—say, 3 percent—and compensate for periods of excess inflation by also promoting inflation rates below the average target for extended periods.” ~ James L. Caton

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Is the Fed Finally Serious About Inflation?

– July 21, 2022

“Chair Powell has repeatedly claimed that the Fed will use its tools to create price stability. Will he and other Fed officials finally bring inflation back toward their stated two percent target?” ~ Thomas L. Hogan

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Fed Must Act Now to Stop Runaway Inflation

– July 15, 2022

“Fed Chair Jerome Powell promised more than six months ago that the Fed would ‘use our tools to make sure that higher inflation does not become entrenched.’ Its actions, however, indicate otherwise.” ~ Thomas L. Hogan

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Peter C. Earle on Sri Lanka’s Collapse (Video)

– July 15, 2022

“AIER Research Faculty Peter C. Earle joins Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News to discuss the protests and economic collapse in Sri Lanka.” ~ AIER

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Monetarism Remains a Useful Guide on Inflation

– July 12, 2022

“If the Federal Reserve raises interest rates too quickly, sharply declining M2 growth will signal the risk of recession. Monitoring M2 growth can help in making sure the Fed tightens monetary policy at the appropriate pace, not too fast and not too slow.” ~ Peter N. Ireland

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Inflation and Relative Prices

– July 12, 2022

“Although inflation is often classified as a macroeconomic topic, it is clear that a firm understanding of price theory is necessary to work out all of the costs associated with inflation.” ~ Joshua R. Hendrickson

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Inflation, Unemployment, and Fed Credibility

– July 11, 2022

“Any time it looks like there’s a tradeoff between unemployment and inflation, something has gone very wrong. We could’ve avoided both horns of the dilemma if the Fed had done its job.” ~ Alexander William Salter

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Leave the Gas Station Owners Out of It

– July 6, 2022

“Saddling gas station owners with the blame for a particularly damaging aspect of the ongoing inflation increase is, beyond wildly inaccurate, irresponsible and morally unconscionable.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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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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