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So this is more of a question rather than something I've come to the conclusion of. Everything that's been going on in 2020 has caused a huge amount of businesses to slow down over the past few months, with some coming to an almost immediate halt that is just now starting back up. With this came a really interesting phenomenon. A ton of products have either been unavailable for numerous reasons, too available (like gasoline, but for numerous other reasons), groceries that have not been purchased, etc. I could go on and on about all the ways the virus has cause both supply and demand to go haywire, but there's just too many avenues to list.
People have not been able to spend money on all the usual, while also spending money on essential items like food, housing, bills, etc. This makes me curious. What does this do for inflation? Does it go back to the standard of around .1% to .3% yearly once things go back to "normal"?