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Interesting Inflation News Links (May 07, 2009)

* The Economic Need for Stable Policies, Not a Stimulus [Extended version] (Jeffrey D. Sachs, Scientific American)

The U.S. political-economic system gives evidence of a phenomenon known as instrument instability. Policy makers at the Federal Reserve and the White House are attempting to use highly imperfect monetary and fiscal policies to stabilize the national economy. The result, however, has been ever-more desperate swings in economic policies in the attempt to prevent recessions that cannot be fully …

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Interesting Inflation News Links (March 08, 2009)

* The 1981-82 recession was painful; current struggles could cut even deeper into US economy (Deb Riechmann)

WASHINGTON – Factory jobs disappeared. Inflation soared. Unemployment climbed to alarming levels. The hungry lined up at soup kitchens.

* Double pain in the pocket for Arun council tenants (Roger Green, Worthing Herald)

Rents for council properties will go up by about 5.8 per cent from April, because the level was set by the Government in September, based on the much higher inflation rate then.

* Quantitative easing is not the answer (Liam Halligan, Telegraph)

So determined was the pro-Euro lobby to bury Emu-sceptics, it cast aspersions on the character of those who took an opposing view.

* Recession On Track To Be Longest In Postwar Era (KITV)

WASHINGTON — Factory jobs disappeared. Inflation soared. Unemployment climbed to alarming levels. The hungry lined up at soup kitchens.

* Plan to tax mileage vs. gas gaining speed (Detroit Free Press)

WASHINGTON — Despite opposition from the White House, a proposal to tax drivers on the number of miles they drive each year is gathering speed on Capitol Hill.

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Interesting Inflation News Links (February 23, 2009)

* Housing bailout: Good money after bad (Union-Leader)

* Rail-tax collections up 26%, to $12.9M (Sean Hao, Honolulu Advertiser)

* Tuition Increase is Lowest in 8 Yrs, High Relative to Inflation (The Tech)

* Insight: Gold primed to be ‘mania asset’ (The Financial Times)

* How To Get a Raise (Advance For Medical Lab Pros)

* Winners, losers and those caught in between (Journal Newspapers)

* Obama’s Truly Courageous Budget Move (Noam Scheiber, New Republic)

* Just wait til next year (Kansas City Star)

* A must-read this Saturday: Buffett’s annual letter (Kansas City Star)

* Home improvements on a shoestring budget (Kansas City Star)

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Interesting Inflation News Links (February 8, 2009)

* 2007 office sale bringing down players (United Press International)

* Rising prices lead to empty pockets and thirsty students (The Houstonian)

* BONUSES NOT A BIG ISSUE; BUT WAGE DEFLATION IS (Terry Keenan, New York Post)

* Iran leader says scientific progress thriving despite sanctions

* Stimulating Higher Education (The Brian Lehrer Show: Wednesday, 28 January 2009) (Public Radio, WNYC)

* Investors seek safe havens as good as gold (Alice Ross, The Financial Times)

* Financial illiteracy threatens future way of life (Scott Ploof, Daily Star)

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