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Zero inflation is the new normal: The world can’t evade its debts forever

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Ormerod

Zero inflation is trending. The consumer price index in the UK was at the same level in February as it was a year earlier. The reporting of this figure on the BBC website created some unintended amusement, however. The drop to zero, we were told, was “sharper than many analysts had expected”. And what was this expectation? All of 0.1 per cent, writes Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) in City AM.

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