CASE Policy Briefs, global crisis, Global/Multiregional, inflation, Macroeconomics and macroeconomic policy, Trade, economic integration and globalization

Is Inflation a Global Threat?

Positive signs emerging from the global economy prompt many economists to voice their concerns about the threat of imminent inflation. However, a careful investigation of the current economic environment suggests that while some risks exist and need to be monitored ‐ inflation is very unlikely to get out of control in the short‐to‐medium term.