Inflation’s here to stay

Pathetic. Western Central Banks are leading the charge on the out-of-control inflationary spiral we witness today. They have done little – if anything to get a grip on skyrocketing prices. Real inflation has reached levels not seen since the 1970s; a cost of living crisis not seen since the 1930s. The Tories in the UK have been the only government in the world to further cut into households’ pay, raising taxes at a time when households are already…

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Elevating Eurozone growth

Fiscal policy refers to the government’s tax and spending policies. Looser fiscal policies refer to more expansionary fiscal measures, with tax cuts being a key fiscal measure that may successfully increase economic growth in the Eurozone. Income tax reductions for lower-income earners should successfully boost consumption within the economy. This is because lower earners have a larger marginal propensity to consume compared to higher-income earners. This means that for every extra pound in disposable income, a larger proportion…

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Episode 5: Inflation – A Monetary Phenomenon Free Market Talk

Households globally have begun to feel the squeeze on disposable incomes as spiralling inflation erodes savings and debt. Politicians and bureaucrats have blamed Putin for these inflationary pressures; truth be told, inflation had already been rapidly climbing before the February invasion of Ukraine. For more economics content:
  1. Episode 5: Inflation – A Monetary Phenomenon
  2. Episode 4: Agonising Argentina
  3. Episode 3: Terrific Tax Havens
  4. Episode 2: Macron and the economy
  5. Episode 1: The Chinese Housing Market

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— Friedrich von Hayek