Inflation is generally understood to be a sustained hike in the price level of goods and services. Most economists favor relatively low and stable inflation rates for a nation's economy to work smoothly.
But the eurozone currently has to grapple with an inflation rate considered far too low to be anywhere near the ECB's recommended target rate of little under 2 percent. This page collates the latest DW content on the topic.
The Turkish economy slid into a recession at the end of last year. Unemployment and rising food prices are just some of the challenges Turks face. Now the Turkish President says he wants to fix the economy but experts are warning against his strategy.
Thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets of Caracas in an uprising against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Once one of South America's wealthiest countries, Venezuela has been in an economic crisis for years, plagued by hyperinflation and a defunct agricultural sector.