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Economists are divided about how bad inflation is going to get. Here are the 14 loudest voices on both sides of the issue

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers.
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The debate over inflation is intensifying as Biden pushes to spend trillions on infrastructure.
It's largely an intra-party spat as moderates say stimulus risks rampant inflation, while many Democrats favor big spending.
Here are the 14 biggest names arguing for and against spending plans and the path of inflation.
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