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Hiroshi Nakaso: Japan's economy and monetary policy

15 years of deflation while referring to monetary policies in the United States and Europe since the global financial crisis. I. Japan's deflationary equilibrium. Since the latter half of the 1990s, Japan's economy had been in a …

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The Grumpy Economist: Deflation Skeptics

In other words: If Japan is in a twenty year recession caused by persistent deflation , we (Italians) have been in a twenty-year disaster that is much worse, and this notwithstanding that the Italian inflation rate, in the same time …

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Will negative interest rates help the Eurozone avoid deflation? | Nouse

The experiences of Japan in the 1990s may have seemed a far cry from conditions in the Eurozone prior to the financial crisis. However since then concerns of Japanese -style deflation harming economic recovery led Mario …

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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 useless.

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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 down …

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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. “Through …

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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 inspires …

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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 expansion.

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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 secular …

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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 was …

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