By Jonn Elledge - 12 September 7:59
Britain is awash with debt, while government policy encourages inflation. But theoretical inflation sorts a lot of stuff out, while actual inflation will hurt.
By New Statesman - 14 June 11:32
Until the government marries monetary activism with fiscal activism, Britain will not have a recovery worthy of the name.
By Alex Hern - 30 April 13:06
ECB rate cuts expected
By Alex Hern - 25 February 11:29
This year and next, a full 0.6pp of inflation will be because of direct government decisions.
By Alex Hern - 22 February 8:40
"Essentials" increased in price by far more than the CPI last year.
By Alex Hern - 13 February 12:15
Bank of England dashes hopes of the inflation hawks.
By Alex Hern - 12 February 9:33
Stability in price levels.
By David Blanchflower - 07 February 15:38
The new Bank of England governor doesn’t start until July but he has some important decisions to make before then.
By Alex Hern - 01 February 17:32
The Economist endorses a bit of NGDP targeting, for a bit, in a bit.
By Alex Hern - 28 January 11:31
In which the fun is sucked out of music.
By Alex Hern - 21 January 8:34
Can Japan actually end decades of deflation?
By Alex Hern - 13 November 14:06
“The surprise for us was the extent of the food price increase"
By Alex Hern - 13 November 9:40
CPI now stands at 2.7 per cent.
By Alex Hern - 31 October 10:46
By Alex Ward - 16 October 17:28
But hikes in food and energy bills put a dampener on the news.
By George Eaton - 16 October 15:22
As NS economics editor David Blanchflower predicted, inflation has plummeted in the last year.
By Alex Hern - 10 August 11:32
French healthcare inflation vs US healthcare inflation! Beer inflation! Spanish inflation!
By Alex Hern - 02 August 11:04
The central bank sees the merit of the carrot and the stick. Democracy? Not so much.
By New Statesman - 01 August 6:08
Lowest rise in food inflation since 2010.
By Alex Hern - 17 July 10:14
RPI and CPI both fall further.
By Niloofar Rafiei - 25 May 13:57
Producer and consumer prices are diverging - which could spark trouble in the future.
By New Statesman - 22 May 10:46
Annual rate on the consumer prices index drops to 3 per cent.
By Lauren Buljubasic - 18 May 13:50
Low wage growth + High price growth = Misery.
By New Statesman - 17 May 7:03
The Bank of England governor warns of a "storm heading our way" from Europe, as CPI inflation remain
By New Statesman - 14 May 9:20
Cost pressures are undermining consumer spending power, says BDO.