Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The feeling of hyperinflation illustrated

I listened to a good Econtalk podcast last night with guest Steve Hanke. Few people in the world know as much as Steve does about hyperinflation. His catalogue of 56 hyperinflations (with Nicholas Krus) inspired me to do this chart. Most of us have been lucky enough not to have lived through hyperinflation. Here's what it might feel like if we did.

1 comment:

  1. That looks scary, but it will eventually happen in the EU and the USA as well...