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Furman economist Jason Jones addresses high inflation rate

Greenville TV station WYFF News 4 covered rising inflation rates, noting that the 7.5 percent jump over last year is a 40-year high. For the local expert perspective, WYFF interviewed Furman’s Jason Jones, professor of economics.  Jones described a perfect storm of factors contributing to high inflation, including high demand, low unemployment, rising wages and government spending.

Last updated February 15, 2022
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