41 percent of Economists think inflation will increase

The WSJ has this:

Half of 266 members of the National Association for Business Economics surveyed in August said the Fed's decisions to increase the money supply won't lead to inflation in the next few years, the NABE said Monday. Some 41% disagreed, though, citing "lagged effects of policies now in effect," "monetization of the debt" and "ineffective exit strategy" as their primary concerns.

The economists overall said they expect inflation excluding food and energy to average 3% from 2014 to 2018. "This may reflect their view that an excessively stimulative fiscal policy and a complicated exit from its quantitative easing policies over the medium term will result in the Fed tolerating a higher level of inflation than it desires," the NABE report said. The Fed aims to keep inflation between 1.5% and 2%. . . .

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