Is there really a risk of hyperinflation?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on October 27, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains why recent claims are far-fetched and the corresponding explanation for current inflation rates.

What are the latest inflation numbers?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 17, 2021

Dr. Perryman adds context to the new consumer price index data and what it means for the economy. 

What is the real status of inflation in the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 05, 2021

Dr. Perryman examines the inflation rate using a specific metric. 

What does the recent consumer price index measure indicate?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 28, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains how this measure should be interpreted, and what it really means for inflation. 

What is the right strategy for setting the minimum wage?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on March 12, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes a more effective way to maintain a fair and economically sound minimum wage. 

What is the Fed's current strategy on inflation?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 31, 2020

The Fed has stated they will allow for the rate to rise above 2% to help the economy coming out of the pandemic.  

How has the Federal Reserve changed their goals for inflation?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 03, 2019

Dr. Perryman says the Federal Reserve system has been engaged in an extensive study of the future of monetary policy and plans to issue a significant report next year.

What is one surprising reason that we have experienced lower inflation rates in recent years?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 22, 2017

We have experienced lower inflation rates in recent years, and Dr. Perryman says it might surprise you that one big reason is your unlimited data plan.

Why does the Federal Reserve focus on inflation?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 26, 2016

For years, the Federal Reserve has been known as an inflation fighter; Dr. Perryman says there are other targets that might make more sense.

Inflated Inflation Influence
Column Published in syndication June 16, 2021

Calm down! Recent inflation reports have caused alarm and, frankly, overreaction. The overall Consumer Price Index increased again in May, bringing the rate over the last 12 months to 5.0%. It was the largest 12-month increase since a 5.4% rise observed in August 2008, during the midst of the Great Recession. The index for all items less food and energy rose 3.8%, the largest annualized increase since June 1992.