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Latest inflation news

We provide the latest UK and worldwide inflation figures and a commentary on the current inflation issues.
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Measurement issues

Calculating inflation rates is difficult. It involves many decisions about coverage, calculation method and substitutions, that can all affect the final numbers as can political pressure.

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Causes of inflation

The main existing theories about the cause of inflation are: increases in the money supply, population growth and cost-push and demand-pull theories. NEW: Inflationary Wave Theory.

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Deflation

Why deflation is regarded as such a problem. The key concepts of good, bad and benign inflation. Evaluation of the deflation in the 1930s and in Japan's "lost decades".

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The impact of inflation

How inflation in the current climate is acting like a conveyor belt transferring wealth from savers, bond holders and pensions to that of debtors. A key beneficiary is government.

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Inflation Matters book

The Inflation Matters book is a comprehensive guide to inflation. It reveals Inflationary Wave Theory and how the world is about to enter a long period of near-zero inflation.

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