by Doug Short and Steven Hansen The January 2014 Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) year-over-year inflation rate increased again marginally fueled by rise in energy prices.
Written by Steven Hansen The Producer Price Index has been reworked, and if you view it from last months report there is little change. This index is volatile (noisy).
Written by Steven Hansen Year-over-year export and import price deflation continues. Import prices have deflated year-over year for 18 of the last 19 months.
by Olivier Blanchard, Jonathan D Ostry and Atish R Ghosh, Voxeu.org The world has just been through a period of unprecedented macro policy activism. More is set to come as central banks exit unconventional policies, governments fix their fiscal positions, and financial regulations are reformed. These national policies have undeniable international spillovers. This column argues …
by Doug Short and Steven Hansen The December 2013 Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) year-over-year inflation rate increased again marginally fueled by rise in energy prices.