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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Nov 29, 2021

Matthew Klein is the author of The Overshoot, a newsletter that helps readers make sense of the global economy. Matt is also a returning guest to the podcast, and rejoins Macro Musings to talk about the hot topic of inflation and its outlook. Specifically, David and Matt discuss what is driving trend inflation, Matt’s decomposition of the CPI, whether or not we should be worried about inflationary trends, and more.


Transcript for the episode can be found here.


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Related Links:


*The Case for Patience on Inflation* by Matthew Klein


*What’s Going On With Interest Rates? (Part 1)* by Matthew Klein


*Fed Policy Must Adjust for Inflation* by Martin Wolf


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