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The other inflation problem

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
The other inflation problem

Real wages are still falling. This week's figures show that consumer prices rose by 2.7 per cent in the 12 months to September, which is probably 1.5 percentage points more than the growth in earnings. Does this mean we have an inflation problem? Yes - but not in the sense everyone thinks.

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