Inflation Dynamics in a Post-Crisis Globalized Economy

Abstract: The Great Recession that accompanied the global financial crisis?from which many advanced economies are still struggling to recover?prompted extraordinary policy responses from central banks around the world. Some of these responses were coordinated, but all were directed at fulfilling purely domestic mandates for price stability and, in some cases, maximum employment. Fears that the dramatic expansion of central bank balance sheets would lead to higher inflation at the consumer level have so far proven unfounded, whether due to still-abundant slack in many countries or well-anchored inflation expectations.

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Annual Report, Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute

Publication Date: 2013

Pages: 30-37