Inflation

chapter in: "The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society 2nd Edition", ISBN: 9781483381510 (2017)

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 1156-E

7 Pages Posted: 19 Jan 2017  

Antonio Argandoña

University of Navarra - IESE Business School

Date Written: November 9, 2016

Abstract

This is an entry for the second edition of Sage's Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. It is a brief explanation of inflation, its causes and its consequences. Inflation has important economic, political, social and ethical implications for countries, especially because it affects the standard of living and distribution of income among citizens. The entry also discusses how inflation can be reduced and touches upon the issue of deflation.

Keywords: Inflation, Prices, Income distribution, Monetary policy, Ethics

Suggested Citation

Argandoña, Antonio, Inflation (November 9, 2016). chapter in: "The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society 2nd Edition", ISBN: 9781483381510 (2017); IESE Business School Working Paper No. 1156-E. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2900937

Antonio Argandoña (Contact Author)

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