Recession follows Inflation

Excessive monetary growth caused the spike in inflation. Will too aggressive tightening push the economy in recession?

In the 139th edition of „bto 2.0 – der Ökonomie-Podcast mit Dr. Daniel Stelter“ we feature the full interview with Professor Tim Congdon, chairman of the Institute of International Monetary Research at the University of Buckingham. In our conversation in June last year (episode 84) Professor Congdon predicted the high inflation in the USA, the UK and the Eurozone. Now he fears, central banks are committing a second mistake in pushing the economies into recession. His appeal: we have to return to a policy of steady monetary growth.

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