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A Fortunate Experiment

By George P. Brockway, originally published August 10, 1998

ONE OF THE mysteries of life in the United States today is why we are not in the midst of a raging inflation, a depressing recession, or both. 1,814 more words

The Dismal Science

Inflation in Nigeria, it rate and effects on economy.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been under pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to devaluate it currency and tame the effects of inflation. The dual exchange rate mechanism formally abolished in the 1999 budget remains in place in actuality. 1,257 more words


Consumer Prices Post Largest Gain in Three Years

U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in more than three years in April as gasoline and rents rose, pointing to a steady inflation build-up that could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to raise interest rates later this year. 362 more words

Current Events

Unbelievable Textbook Cartels

It’s not as if profits for the textbook industry were very high for individual authors, as if this were true more firms would enter into the industry, but that is not the case. 979 more words


Deflation Down Under, RBA Kanagroos Kick For Lower Rates!

“Australia saw deflation for the first time in seven years in the first quarter, as falling petrol, food, and clothing prices drove down the cost of a basket of goods and services.” ( 468 more words


Inflation stays cool at 1.3% in March

OTTAWA – Inflation remained cool last month at 1.3 per cent as stubbornly low energy prices continued to weigh down the annual rate, Statistics Canada said Friday. 329 more words


Annual inflation 0.4%

New Zealand continues to have barely any inflation , with low oil prices continuing to keep costs down but food prices are also down 0.4% over the last year. 378 more words