A Briefing on Inflation: Key Trends, Statistics, and Insights for Congress

Senior Fellow David Beckworth held a briefing on inflation, monetary policy, and a review of the most up-to-date research and statistics. As the economy recovers from the COVID-19 recession and we learned more about the effects of unprecedented recovery plan spending, Beckworth cuts through the politics and noise to give impartial and academically sound insight. Will relief and infrastructure spending drive inflation up? Is the Federal Reserve doing enough to protect the Dollar? What is the role of Congress in this debate?