Increasing prices and inflation have been taking up a lot of airtime everywhere in the EU and the rest of the world lately. To bring some clarity to this theme and understand what is happening in the EU, the fourth episode of the Eurostat podcast series Stats in a Wrap focuses on inflation.
The host Jonathan Elliott discusses inflation and why it is rising in Europe with Eurostat’s statistician Paul Konijn and Professor Ludwig von Auer from the University of Trier.
Can you define inflation? Do you know that energy prices, bottlenecks in international transportation and output disruption have been driving inflation numbers? For this and much more, click below and listen to our newest podcast.
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