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IMF warns Japan may need more forceful reforms to avoid sinking …

This article titled “IMF warns Japan may need more forceful reforms to avoid sinking back into deflation — Business Live” was written by Graeme Wearden, for theguardian.com on Friday 30th May 2014 13.18 UTC. [...]

Japan sees end to deflation after 20 years | The Times

Japan has finally pulled itself out of deflation after nearly two decades of falling prices. Inflation is now rising at the fastest rate since 1991, the year the asset bubble burst, propelling what was then the world's [...]

Hyman Minsky, Charles Darwin, and descent into the cover of minutiae

There was a curmudgeonly economist named Hyman Minsky (1919-1996). We're not economists and have only learned about him second-hand, after the fact, when what he said before the fact was born out by the [...]

Deflation in Japan may finally be 'dead' – CNBC.com

' Deflation in Japan is dead': Strategist. John Vail, Chief Global Strategist, Investment Strategy Group, Nikko Asset Management, says April's inflation report indicates that Japan is winning the war against deflation [...]

Petr Polak | The Euro Deflation Crisis | Foreign Affairs | Foreign Affairs

For evidence of the ill effects of deflation , look to Japan in the 1990s, which closely resembles Europe today. There, too, the financial sector struggled under a large burden of bad loans. Like Europe, Japan also faced an [...]

Quantitative and qualitative monetary easing and Japan's recent …

Excessive appreciation of the yen. A persistent decline in prices means continued appreciation in the value of the yen; that is, the value of money to buy goods and services. If deflation only takes place in Japan , it [...]

BOJ's Iwata: Yen will appreciate if only Japan has deflation – ForexLive

Excessive yen rises under deflation bad for exports; Inflation target policy helps lessen hyperinflation fear; Japanese economy continuing moderate recovery. moving smoothly to end deflation ; BOJ's QE isn't intended to [...]

Can The Stock Market Rally Continue? Maybe Japan Has The …

I propose that the Nikkei 225 is a useful leading indicator in anticipating the movements of the S&P 500 Index. Given Japan's experience with deflation , I hypothesize that Japanese financial markets are faster at accounting [...]

Japan's new plan to beat deflation: more baseball – News On Japan

Japan's new plan to beat deflation : more baseball. chicagotribune.com — May 21. Can more baseball save Japan — or at least Abenomics? A set of recommendations to lift growth in Japan's economy drafted by Prime [...]

Japan's new plan to beat deflation – more baseball | SBS News

A set of recommendations to lift growth in Japan's economy drafted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party seen by Reuters calls for slashing corporate taxes, reforming public pensions, and — in a curve ball — increasing [...]