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Can higher interest rates battle inflation without killing the economy?
CIBC Investor’s Edge May. 09, 2024 3-minute read

Question: Ben, interest rates have been rising since March 2022. Hasn’t a similar period of consistently higher interest rates hurt economic growth in the past?

Question: How is the current situation similar to 1995?

Question: So, why is monetary policy less effective now?

Question: Are there any other forces working to moderate inflation?

Question: Can higher productivity allow growth to continue without pushing up inflation?

Question: Any final words?

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