Most economists and financial analysts generally agree that inflation is a bad thing and should be kept to a minimum. But should inflation be zero? This is an entirely different matter subject to much debate.
Read the articles below and do some of your own research in the Cyber Library and/or Internet search engines. Then prepare a two to three page paper answering the following problem:
What causes inflation? Should the Federal Reserve aim for an inflation rate of zero? Please describe your reasoning.
Defend your answer with references to the assignment articles and the background materials.