Editorial | The return of inflation | Tobias Broer
In this editorial, Tobias Broer asks three questions: Why has inflation recently increased? How does this surge in inflation affect households and firms? And what can, and should, policymakers do about it?
Tobias Broer is Professor at Paris School of Economics and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is also Associate Professor at the Institute of International Economic Studies, Stockholm University; and affiliated with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He holds the International Macroeconomics Chair at Paris School of Economics.
The cost of inflation
- Ruchir Agarwal and Miles Kimball, June 2022, “How Costly Is Inflation?”, Finance and Development, International Monetary Fund
Post-Covid inflation and supply chain disruptions
- Julian di Giovanni, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Álvaro Silva and Muhammed A. Yildirim, “Global Supply Chain Pressures, International Trade, and Inflation”, July 2022, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 1024
- Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, July 1st 2022, “Curing Covid Inflation”, VOXTALKS podcast
The policy challenges of higher inflation in Europe
- “Inflation shows both the value and limits of monetary-policy rules”, July 14th 2022,The Economist
- Agnès Bénassy-Quéré and Giancarlo Corsetti, June 24th 2022, “Inflation and Europe’s public finances”, VOXTALKS podcast
The monetary transmission mechanism in Europe
- “Transmission mechanism of monetary policy”, European Central Bank
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