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Inflation rates have been rising all over the world, surprising many economists. While the rich world is paying higher prices for durable goods such as cars, in emerging markets soaring food prices are a greater worry. What is causing this unexpected bout of inflation, and will it last?
00:00 – What’s happening with inflation?
00:53 – What is inflation?
01:42 – Inflation rates are rising
02:47 – How much is too much inflation?
03:13 – Inflation in the rich world
05:19 – Inflation in emerging markets
06:04 – How to curb inflation
07:27 – Why you shouldn’t worry
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