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Case
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Reference no. UVA-G-0599
Authors: Peter Debaere
Published by: Darden Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2007
Version: 30 May 2012
Revision date: 01-Nov-2012
Length: 15 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

This case will lead students to a discussion of the causes and effects of hyperinflation. The link with fiscal deficits is explored, and so is the link with societal changes. The particular focus is on the hyperinflation in Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe whose government implemented a controversial land redistribution program. The case can be taught with a class experiment - see teaching note.

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Abstract

This case will lead students to a discussion of the causes and effects of hyperinflation. The link with fiscal deficits is explored, and so is the link with societal changes. The particular focus is on the hyperinflation in Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe whose government implemented a controversial land redistribution program. The case can be taught with a class experiment - see teaching note.

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