Example sentences for: inflation

How can you use “inflation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The peculiar result of the credibility of modern central bankers as inflation hawks is that no matter how much money the Bank of Japan prints now , it doesn't matter: It can't lower the nominal interest rate, because that rate is already zero, and because people don't believe that it will allow inflation to break out any time in the future, it can't lower the real interest rate either.

  • The NYT reports that the 11-nation European interest cut is a drastic shift in policy, coming just two months after these same central bankers adamantly refused to cut because of fears of inflation.

  • The CPI's overcounting of inflation during those 13 years means that the IRS thinks people's purchasing power is about 20 percent less than it actually is.

  • Where 2000 values were not available, older estimates were inflated using the Health Care Inflation Index, a component of the Consumer Price Index, supplied by Statistics Canada [ 42 ] .

  • The LAT runs a related front page article explaining the product price index, which measures inflation "before it reaches the consumer."

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