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A mini-hoon on the deck about inflation

Bernard Hickey talks with CTU Economist Craig Renney about annual inflation rising to 7.3%, what's behind it, how the Reserve Bank could respond, what the Government should do, and whether it's peaked

TLDR: I had a zoom chat with CTU Economist Craig Renney about the surprisingly-high annual inflation figure of 7.3% in the June quarter, and what it might mean for the Government, the economy, workers and the Reserve Bank.

We spoke in and around a little powerpoint deck I put together from the figures. This is a bit of an experiment and welcome feedback …

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