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Zimbabwe and Hyperinflation: Who Wants to Be a Trillionaire?
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(04:19) How would you like to pay $417.00 per sheet of toilet paper? Sound crazy? It’s not as crazy as you may think. Here’s a story of how this happened in Zimbabwe.Around 2000, Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, was in need of cash to brib... [more]
December 14, 2017 at 01:43 PM
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Causes of Inflation
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In the last video, we learned the quantity theory of money and its corresponding identity equation: M x V = P x Y For a quick refresher:- M is the money supply. - V is the velocity of money. - P is the price level. - And Y is the real GDP. ... [more]
December 14, 2017 at 03:01 PM
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Measuring Inflation
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(05:23) Inflation is common in a modern economy. Shifts in supply and demand for goods and services cause prices to change accordingly. When the average level of prices rises, that’s inflation. It means that you’ll need more money to purchase the sam... [more]
December 14, 2017 at 02:17 PM
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Why Governments Create Inflation
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Inflation can carry with it quite a few costs. But some governments, like Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe in the early 2000s, will go out of their to way to create inflation. Why? Well, in the Zimbabwe example, the government printed the mon... [more]
December 18, 2017 at 12:48 PM
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Costs of Inflation: Financial Intermediation Failure
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In the previous video, we learned that inflation can add noise to price signals resulting in some costly mistakes from price confusion and money illusion. Now, we’ll look at how it can interfere with long-term contracting with financial intermediarie... [more]
December 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM
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Costs of Inflation: Price Confusion and Money Illusion
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(05:04)  The inflation rate can be somewhat volatile and unpredictable. For example, let’s take the period between 1964 and 1983 in the U.S. The inflation rate jumped around from 1.3% in 1964 to 5.9% in 1970, and all the way up to 14% in in 1980, bef... [more]
December 18, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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Office Hours: Costs of Inflation
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Inflation can throw a kink in your savings plans. To accurately know your rate of return, you need to do a little more than calculate what you’ll receive off of the nominal interest rate. First off, returns on savings are taxed. Depending on where ... [more]
December 18, 2017 at 12:41 PM
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