Who Does the Public Really Blame for Inflation?
Trendency: It's a lot more nuanced and split than we think
a Trendency Research feature
We’re seeing lots of news and coverage on inflation these days (not shocking). The latest reports show that consumer prices have jumped 6.2 percent — that’s the largest increase since 1990, something that’s concerning economic observers since it’s a bit above the long-term inflation goal of 2 percent set by the Federal Reserve. Our latest data shows that once you move away from the binary view of who is to blame (policy vs. world events) Americans have a much more subtle view on the issue.
Let’s take a look …