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Monetary Policy in Japan: Finally on Track – NYTimes.com

Among those suggesting to the Bank of Japan that monetary policy could reverse deflation if applied in a consistent and determined fashion was the Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, who as a Princeton professor  … [...]

Good News/Bad News: Japan Is Finally Beating Deflation

A specter from the past hovers over the major industrialized nations: deflation . A decrease in the overall price level, deflation was a term relegated to economic history, with the notable exception of Japan following the… more »  … [...]

Good news: Japan is finally defeating deflation. Bad news … – Quartz

Japan seems like it is finally turning the tide in its decades-long battle with deflation . Broad-based, persistent declines in prices are a drag on economic growth. (If prices are falling, it's a good idea to hold off on spending and  … [...]

Good news: Japan is finally defeating deflation. Bad news: Japan is …

Japan seems like it is finally turning the tide in its decades-long battle with deflation . Broad-based, persistent declines in prices are a drag on economic growth. (If prices are falling, it's a good idea to hold off on spending and  … [...]

Gary Shilling Deflation – Business Insider

Those deflationary expectations are partly responsible for the slow economic growth in Japan for two decades. It's a self-reinforcing cycle, and it's hard to stop. Japan is now experimenting with ultra-aggressive monetary and  … [...]

Japan close to escaping deflation | 24 News | Financial Express …

Japanese consumer prices have risen at the fastest pace in five years, showing government policies to end its deflation [...]

Japan's deflation era is not yet a thing of the past | Larry Elliott …

Larry Elliott: there are still risks from a consumption tax increase and foreign investment pushing up the yen. Shinzo Abe will take no [...]

Japan's War On Deflation Gets A Boost As … – Business Insider

Japan's war on deflation got a boost last month with a key inflation indicator rising at its fastest pace in 15 years, new data showed on Friday, as Tokyo battles to reverse years of falling prices. Stripping out volatile food and  … [...]

Japan's War On Deflation Gets A Boost As Consumer Prices Rise At …

Japan's war on deflation got a boost last month with a key inflation indicator rising at its fastest pace in 15 years, new data showed on Friday, as Tokyo battles to reverse years of falling prices. Stripping out volatile food and  … [...]

November Data Gives Boost To Japan's War On Deflation …

Japan's war on deflation got a boost last month with a key inflation indicator rising at its fastest pace in 15 years, new data showed Friday, as Tokyo battles to reverse years of falling prices. Stripping out volatile food and  … [...]