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Does you favorite food seem to be in smaller proportions than usual? If so, you might want to see if you are being faced with “skimpflation”?


  1. What is a basic definition of skimpflation?
  2. Why is it considered to be a side effect of inflation?
  3. What factors make it hard to detect?


George, M. (2023). “Skimpflation” may be slipping by grocery shoppers. Here’s how to spot it. Nov. 27 (Retrievable online at