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  • Economic indicators: inflation

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UK inflation highest for mortgaged households

  • Why did UK households with mortgages experience higher inflation than households that rent or own their housing?

  • For what time period was inflation for low income households above 13%?

  • How does this compare to other income groups during the same time period? Why?

  • How does understanding the uneven impact of inflation influence the implementation of monetary policy?

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