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Ch 45: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 13.3: Causes & Consequences of Inflation

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The Causes & Consequences of Inflation chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics - Concepts and Choices Textbook Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with inflation. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Causes & Consequences of Inflation textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Causes & Consequences of Inflation chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the inflation topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the economics topics covered in the textbook chapter, including

  • The Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index
  • Calculating the inflation rate
  • The causes of hyperinflation and deflation
  • Cost-push inflation and demand-pull inflation
  • Effects of inflation on supply and demand

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7 Lessons in Chapter 45: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 13.3: Causes & Consequences of Inflation
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Consumer Price Index: Measuring the Cost of Living and Inflation

1. Consumer Price Index: Measuring the Cost of Living and Inflation

In this lesson, you'll learn what the Consumer Price Index is and how it measures changes in the level of prices in an economy. You'll also learn about the important economic concepts of inflation and deflation. Why do prices always seem to be going up?

Producer Price Index: Definition & Formula

2. Producer Price Index: Definition & Formula

In this lesson, you will become familiar with the Producer Price Index (PPI). You will see how the PPI can predict increases in consumer prices, and learn how to calculate a basic PPI before using it to predict inflation.

What Is Inflation Rate? - Definition & Formula

3. What Is Inflation Rate? - Definition & Formula

Have you ever heard about inflation on the news? Ever wonder how inflation is calculated? In this lesson, you'll learn what the inflation rate is and how to calculate it. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz.

What is Hyperinflation? - Definition, Causes & Effects

4. What is Hyperinflation? - Definition, Causes & Effects

In 2008, the inflation rates in Zimbabwe were so high that something that cost one dollar today would cost two dollars tomorrow. That's because they were experiencing hyperinflation. In this lesson, learn about the causes, effects, and solutions for hyperinflation.

What is Deflation? - Definition, Causes & Effects

5. What is Deflation? - Definition, Causes & Effects

You may not realize it, but prices sometimes go down, and that's not always a good thing. In this lesson, you'll learn what deflation is, its causes, and its effects. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Demand-Pull Inflation vs Cost-Push Inflation

6. Demand-Pull Inflation vs Cost-Push Inflation

Discover two basic types of inflation, demand-pull and cost-push inflation. Learn what factors cause each type of inflation and some of the key differences between each.

Effects of Inflation on Suppliers and Demanders

7. Effects of Inflation on Suppliers and Demanders

In this lesson, you'll discover who benefits and who suffers from a sustained increase in prices within an economy. We'll cover the effects of expected and unexpected inflation on savers/creditors and borrowers/debtors.

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