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Why Inflation Persists

Lars P. Feld

What "Team Transitory" has missed in the inflation debate is that inflation tends to become persistent because of second-round effects. Not only have producer prices risen over the past year or so, but they also have not yet been fully passed through the value chain.

navigates the complex array of factors that give rise to one of the biggest problems in macroeconomics.
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