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'Inflation is bad' is the accepted wisdom - but is it? Max Flint investigates.

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2/2 Max Flint investigates the positives of inflation - shrink mortgages and shrivel debt.

Sat 18 Aug 2012 18:05 GMT BBC World Service

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