Author

Michael Klein

Michael Klein

Professor of International Economic Affairs at The Fletcher School, Tufts University

COMMENTARY

Why spending $2 trillion over ten years won’t make inflation worse

By: - December 20, 2021

One of the main concerns raised by critics of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan is that it will drive up inflation, which is already running at the fastest pace in four decades. The Senate is currently considering a roughly US$2 trillion bill passed by the House that would spend money on health care, […]