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0.25% or 0.33%? Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act wouldn’t lower prices by all that much, analysts say

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2022
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The reviews are coming in for Senate Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, and some analysts are suggesting the $739 billion healthcare, energy and tax package won’t actually reduce inflation by a great deal.

“We estimate that the Inflation Reduction Act will produce a very small increase in inflation for the first few years, up to 0.05 percent points in 2024. We estimate a 0.25 percentage point fall in the PCE price index by the late 2020s,” said Penn Wharton Budget Model analysts in a report, referring to the Federal Reserve’s...

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