inflation · policy

Inflation and Expectations: Reach for the Stars

I rarely discuss macroeconomic issues on the blog, or in my day to day life. I find myself far more interested in how individual consumers and households make decisions than in how those decisions affect the big picture. To be honest, it kind of overwhelms me when I start thinking about all of the moving… Continue reading Inflation and Expectations: Reach for the Stars

economic principles · inflation

Mainstream Monday: 3 Things you Should Know About Economics

Sometimes, the economist in me really hates the news. Wait, that’s all the time. Economics is a complicated and imperfect discipline that is constantly changing. Unfortunately, the mainstream media is mostly interested in what it can feed people to get them to turn on the channel RIGHT NOW, so silly things like “facts” and “accuracy”… Continue reading Mainstream Monday: 3 Things you Should Know About Economics