The inflation shift

Inflation soars across the globe, raising the specter of global recession. However, many corporations may be able to use inflation to their advantage, improving their efficiency and sustainability and putting purpose at the center of their vision. Our new series The Inflation Shift presents a variety of views on inflation and provides suggestions on how the private and public sector can react to this challenge and become more resilient for future crises.


The Oliver Wyman Forum surveyed 4,200 people in four countries online in July 2022 (and in November 2021) about their sentiment towards inflation and recession.

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We are clearly navigating a difficult growth and inflation environment. It is very easy now to act in a short-term way, but there are actually plenty of reasons for optimism. Many aspects of the economy, many sectors, are extremely robust.
Nick Studer, CEO Oliver Wyman

The Inflation Shift article series