The Effect Of Inflation On The Economy

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Some variables in Economics are very close related to each other. In many cases, the combination of these variables can cause an unexpected effect on the economy. One of these examples can be observed using the Phillips Curve. This curve can be used as a tool to represent the inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment in the short-run. In order to comprehend this inverse relationship, we must first know what inflation is, how we define unemployment, and how these two variables are connected using the Phillip Curve. If we understand the meaning of each one of these variables in the economy, it will be easier to comprehend the logic of a short-run tradeoff between unemployment and inflation.
Inflation, in the economic, can be described as the sustained increase in the level price of goods and services over a period of time. The effects of inflation can be diverse in the economy. It can affect the economy in positives and negatives ways. One of the negative way in which inflation affects the economy is that it increases the opportunity cost of holding money, in others words, it decreases the real value of money. A high and prolonged rate of inflation can also discourage saving and investment. Inflation is told to occur when there is an excessive increase in the money supply. Although, an excessive money supply does not necessarily causes inflation. Among the positive effects of inflation in the economy, we can talk about that it allows the central bank to
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