"Pizzaflation” (pizza + inflation) is an infrequently used term. As printed in a 1987 newspaper. “pizzaflation” meant the inflation of pizza crust.
A 2012 blog described “pizzaflation” an inflation in the price of pizza—in this case because of “Obamacare” healthcare costs. “Pizzaflation and the US Dollar collapse” by globalintelhub was posted by Zero Hedge on September 29, 2016 explained economics with pizza.
29 November 1987, Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette, “Time for end-of-the-year awards” by Gary Austin, pg. Scene-2, col. 3:
Pizzaflations—Why do all pizza chains think we like thick, chewy crust? With our aging population, these crusts pose a danger to our crowns and fillings.
Being John Adams
Posted on August 7, 2012
“Papa” John Schnatter pointed out a very uncomfortable reality during a conference call last week. What was so uncomfortable?Obamacare is going to raise the cost of his pizza. It will make it more expensive for him to run his business which will in turn force him to raise the price of each pie he sells.
Pizzaflation in SA: http://mises.co.za/blog/2013/08/15/pizza-perfect-price-inflation/ …
5:25 AM - 15 Aug 2013
“Quick: print more crust!”
(Pizzaflation - the most delicious of all economic disasters)
Ruminating on Calgary’s Pizza Bank with @tchwfrzr
2:17 PM - 25 Apr 2014
Pizzaflation and the US Dollar collapse
Sep 29, 2016 10:48 PM
Sometimes the best economic analysis comes anecdotally. Why not explain the most important economic issue of our day with America’s favorite food: PIZZA. As we explain in our book Splitting Pennies - Understanding Forex, the real reason of inflation is because of monetary policy, not supply and demand.
The real cause of Pizzaflation
Inflation happens only for one reason: Central Bank prints more currency. More currency, chasing the same or fewer goods and assets, makes the price go up. It’s really simple! QE (Quantitative Easing) has been rampant in recent years. Fortunately for consumers, most inflation has happened in financial markets, real estate, and other markets.
This phenomenon has been covered well in “The Burrito Index:” ...