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GaveKal Capital: Excluding Tax Increase, Japanese Consumer …

Excluding Tax Increase, Japanese Consumer Prices Are Already Back in Deflation . The recent sales tax increase in Japan is wreaking havoc with price statistics, making year-over-year comparisons basically [...]

Debt deflation in action: Greece | Real-World Economics Review Blog

Household debt in Greece is pretty low (70% of GDP, 2013), at least compared with countries like the Netherlands (139%, 2012), Denmark (149%, 2012) or Ireland (112%, 2012). Also, after 2010 Greek households paid [...]

Japan Abenomics : deflation economy came to an end | WOVOW …

Deflation Japan's economy devours the last 15 years, and inhibits the growth of the country, has gone, and its renewal will be prevented by government measures to support business, said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. [...]

As we've said for 3 yrs., QE doesn't fight deflation, it causes it. | Max …

Max Keiser and Steve Keen both deserve credit for saying that QE causes deflation . Steve Keen piggybacks on Hyman Minsky when he describes a Debt Deflationary economic environment where QE just [...]

Abe says Japan is close to overcoming 15- year of deflation – ICN.com

25/06/2014- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan's 15 years of deflation has ended, adding that he will add measures and policies to prevent it to happen again and to encourage business [...]

Closing Dinner Remarks — The Hyman P. Minsky … – EconoMonitor

But it seems to me that that, based upon the history of the past decade, Professor Minsky would have insisted that the profession re-examine the roots of inflation and deflation . That is, as Minsky already knew, that [...]

What Would Minsky See Today? | NewAmerica.org

Alpert answers that question by explaining why the Federal Reserve's program of quantative easing has not produced a durable economic recovery and why the economy still leans toward deflation instead of inflation. QE [...]

Will Japan Re-enter Deflation in April 2015? – EconoMonitor

Reading the most recent statements from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda or Finance Minister Taro Aso you would get the impression that the days of deflation are now well and truly numbered in Japan [...]

Will Japan Re-enter Deflation in April 2015? | A Fistful Of Euros

Reading the most recent statements from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda or Finance Minister Taro Aso you would get the impression that the days of deflation are now well and truly numbered in Japan [...]

The conquest of Japanese deflation – interim report – BIS

BIS central bankers' speeches. 1. Hiroshi Nakaso: The conquest of Japanese deflation – interim report. Remarks by Mr Hiroshi Nakaso, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan , at the Athens. Symposium “Banking [...]