Zimbabwe: Grappling with Hyperinflation

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017

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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Debaere, P. (2017), "Zimbabwe: Grappling with Hyperinflation", Darden Business Publishing Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.darden.2016.000358

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University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

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