Inflation Rates

Recent economic indicators show that inflation (the general rise in the cost of goods and services) hit a 17-year high. Dean Baker… read more

Recent economic indicators show that inflation (the general rise in the cost of goods and services) hit a 17-year high. Dean Baker talked about what areas saw the most growth, what went into the rise in numbers, and what the rise means for the general condition of the economy. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr. Baker writes a blog for American Prospect called "Beat the Press", which analyzes economic reporting. close

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Aug 18, 2008

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  • Aug 18, 2008 | 8:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 2008 | 6:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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