Tag: Inflation

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Measuring prices around the world

You don’t trust your government to provide reliable inflation data? Is the central bank tinkering with the numbers to help the president get re-elected? The number crunchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a way to … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The Price of Unemployment and Inflation

Unemployment is nearly 10%, the highest in more than a quarter century. Consumer prices, meanwhile, are inching ahead at a pace of barely over 1% a year. And the rate is declining. Nevertheless, Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s plan to buy … Continue reading

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