Posts Tagged ‘deflation’

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    Size Inflation

    Apr 13, 12 • 223 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Economic Debates, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Inflation is not only at the cash register. Our story starts at H&M where an Esquire journalist tried on a size 36 pants that were too tight. He continued his search for pants with the 36″ waist label at Old Navy and they were too loose. After that,

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    Deflation Worries

    Sep 13, 10 • 210 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy3 Comments

    We have something else to worry about: deflation. If you had $100 in 2000, you would need $126.60 in 2010 to make the same kinds of purchases. Called inflation, prices tend to go up each year. Most consumers and businesses are happy with a little inflation,