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Inflation Concerns (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-07-08

Duration: 00:04:54

Subjects: INFLATION | Economy


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Barnes, Stephen Interviewee


This segment from the July 8, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s in-studio interview with Dr. Stephen Barnes, a professor of economics and the director of the Blanco Public Policy Center at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). He discusses: the definition of inflation; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, including the changes in consumer behavior and the disruption in the supply chain; and the outlook for the end of inflation.