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"Shortages" Aren't Causing Inflation. Money Creation Is.

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10/12/2021Mihai Macovei

The current surge in inflation is not due to a shortage of supply as central banks want us to believe. It is primarily due to soaring consumer demand fueled by monetary creation.

Original Article: "'Shortages' Aren't Causing Inflation. Money Creation Is."

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Dr. Mihai Macovei ( is an associated researcher at the Ludwig von Mises Institute Romania and works for an international organization in Brussels, Belgium.

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