Who Wins and Who Loses With Inflation

In this episode Cameron and Adam discuss how inflation is having an impact on wide swaths of the US economy and what tools are available to curb the rise. Adam also looks back at past inflation crisis to help decipher what course may be most prudent this time around. In the 2nd segment, the two discuss the critical state of Sri Lanka's economy which has suspended payments of its 51 billion dollars of foreign debt. Adam says Sri Lanka's crisis may be a harbinger for other developing economy which are still reeling from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Om Podcasten

Foreign Policy economics columnist Adam Tooze, a history professor and a popular author, is encyclopedic about basically everything: from the COVID shutdown, to climate change, to pasta sauce. On our new podcast, Tooze and FP deputy editor Cameron Abadi will look at two data points each week that explain the world: one drawn from the week’s headlines and the other from just about anywhere else Tooze takes us. Check out Adam Tooze’s column at https://foreignpolicy.com/author/adam-tooze/. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.