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You have still several market measures of inflation expectations. Primarily: Break-even inflation rates Inflation-linked swap rates These are the main financial market measures of inflation expectations used by ECB. Aside from these there are also host of other survey based measures (see the table below that list all useful measures with some information ...


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Is there a threshold we can pass in terms of debt-to-GDP that will cause a runaway sort of effect? No there is no threshold or magic number (at least not one we know of). Few years ago there was an influential research claiming that there is a threshold at about 90% debt-to-GDP ratio published by Reinhart and Rogoff where debt was supposed to start having ...


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Does Adam Smith ... support a Central Bank/Federal Reserve? Adam Smith was firmly in favor of central banking (although not necessarily in the same way as understood today). In Chapter 3 Book 4 of The Wealth of Nations he writes: “In order to remedy the inconvenience to which this disadvantageous exchange must have subjected their merchants, such small ...


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I do agree expectations play a big part of that, if theoritically wage-price spiral causes inflation. But possibly maybe this scenario may somehow fit for wage-price spiral inflation to last in the long run, Suppose There is a Shortage of Supply of a Key Commodity or Commodities, or fundamental essential Goods/Services for a society, that will last from the ...


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