Expert Views: Inflation, Interest and the National Debt

With high inflation, rising interest costs, unsustainable debt and a potential recession, America faces no shortage of complex fiscal and economic challenges.

To help decipher and demystify the landscape, the Peterson Foundation’s Expert Views initiative asked experts with diverse perspectives from across the political spectrum to share their ideas and insights to help understand the landscape and identify solutions.

On November 14th, two of the initiative’s authors, William Dudley and Nela Richardson, joined us to discuss the optimal mix of fiscal, monetary and economic policy to steer us through a challenging inflationary period, while giving our economy the best chance for a soft landing amidst elevated interest rates and unsustainably high debt and deficits.

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Expert Views: Inflation, Interest & the National Debt

We asked experts with diverse views from across the political spectrum to share their perspectives.

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