A brick-by-brick guide to inflation

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Cleveland Fed

The Federal Reserve of Cleveland released three short videos on June 21, explaining the basics of inflation through animated Lego figures.

The three videos use a Lego toy-town setting – complete with a Lego Fed – to describe how prices work and the Fed’s role in price stability.

The Cleveland Fed hosts a Center for Inflation Research, which produced the videos for its Inflation 101 page. The first video, What is Inflation?, introduces and defines the concept of inflation, with reference to the

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