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Record Low U.S. Birth Rate Parallels Japan | The Daily Capitalist

This began happening in Japan around the time it moved from an era of rising prices to one of price stability or very mild deflation , despite repeated “quantitative easing” by the Bank of Japan . Bloomberg reports (LINK): … [...]

Keystone's Inflation Deflation Indicator Signals DISINFLATION

That will be a new and intense problem, especially hyperinflation, but for now, the disinflationary and deflationary scenario's are far more important. Look at Japan's funk for the last twenty years; deflation can be nasty and will … [...]

NAKED KEYNESIANISM: Ramblings on 21st century macroeconomics

The interpretation of what the “new” macro for the 21st century should be is basically New Keynesian price/wage rigidities models cum debt- deflation (the finance and Minsky part). But even the understanding of debt- deflation … [...]

After a bashing, Bank of Japan weighs 'big bang' war on deflation …

The 63-year-old Shirakawa, a University of Chicago-trained economist, insists monetary policy can have only a limited impact in the battle against persistent deflation that has come to define two decades of Japan's economic … [...]

Japan's deflation outlook not improving : Forex News (Barcelona) – Japan's core CPIs fell for a sixth straight month in the year to October, showing once again the economy remains trapped in a deflationary cycle, with a long and painful road ahead to resolve the decrease in [...]

Poll: Will Masaaki Shirakawa Succeed in Overcoming Persistent …

Follow @CFAInstitute. In a poll conducted earlier this week in the CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief, we asked professional investors whether the Bank of Japan can overcome persistent deflation by engineering mild [...]

A Macroeconomics Debate at Cambridge | Steve Keen's Debtwatch

There were some points at which we were at cross-purposes–for instance, what he describes as my model was in fact Minsky's model from 1963, and it therefore pre-dates by almost two decades the Lucas “Cash in Advance” … [...]

Inflation, deflation and stagflation

Subscribe to our newsletter at Episode 75: GoldMoney’s Alasdair Macleod talks to Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St [...]

Path toward overcoming deflation – Bank for International Settlements

BIS central bankers' speeches. 1. Masaaki Shirakawa: Path toward overcoming deflation . Speech by Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, Governor of the Bank of Japan , at a meeting with business leaders, Nagoya, 26 November 2012. * * *. Introduction … [...]

Japan's ruling party promises 'cool-headed' diplomacy – GMA Network

While affirming their commitment to end deflation and achieve growth targets similar to those adopted by the LDP, the Democrats stopped short of prescribing a new inflation goal for the Bank of Japan or suggesting changes … [...]