The Real Economy: Volume 76

The outlook for inflation


Authored by RSM US LLP

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Recent increases in growth forecasts, trillions in fiscal stimulus, and the prospect of a household-led boom have spurred a debate around the prospects for inflation. In our view, concerns about inflation risk are premature and overblown. Current monetary policy is well-positioned to support the reflation of the economy, a return to full economic potential this year and full employment over the next three years.

In this month’s The Real Economy, we examine questions about inflation, the impact of the fiscal stimulus on economic growth, how middle market firms are dealing with pricing pressure, and Walmart’s push into consumer finance. Download the full report.