What was inflation’s true cause? Top economists debate, forecast 2023’s inflation – Hanke & Cochrane

Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University joins John Cochrane, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, in discussing the root causes of inflation, and how high inflation will likely be in 2023.

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30:00 – Deficit and inflation
35:00 – Money supply and inflation
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1:08:00 – NAIRU

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