I recorded a podcast for the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) on Friday 6th May on UK inflation, definitions of 'recession' and 'stagflation', and what more the Bank of England could (and should) have done. You can listen here... https://ieapodcast.podbean.com/e/interest-rates-how-to-control-inflation/
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Ouch! It looks increasingly likely that the headline measure of consumer price inflation is going to start with a '9' in April...
Here are the slides from a talk I gave this lunchtime to sixth-form students interested in economics and finance... global-economic-overview-21-february-2022Download
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has decided that continued inaction this month in the face of soaring inflation would do far more damage in the longer term than a small increase in UK interest rates now. The Bank has also ended the expansionary phase of ‘quantitative easing’. The MPC voted to maintain the … Continue reading Bank of England gets it right