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The Japanese Deflation Myth and the Yen's Slump – Ludwig von …

Yet still Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda warn that they have not won the battle against deflation . That caution is absurd — all the more so in view of the fact that there was [...]

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 [...]

Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis | John Mauldin …

The financial instability hypothesis has both empirical and theoretical aspects. The readily observed empirical aspect is that, from time to time, capitalist economies exhibit inflations and debt deflations which seem to have [...]

Haruhiko Kuroda: Overcoming deflation with quantitative and …

Remarks by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan , at the International Financial Symposium, hosted by the Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Tokyo, 19 March [...]

Don't be afraid of deflation | Edward Hadas – Reuters

They identified 73 five-year periods of price decline and found “virtually no evidence” of any link between deflation and decreased output. The record of contemporary Japan – often cited as an example of the dangers of  … [...]

The Growing Threat Of Deflation Or Of Disinflation Or Both? [iShares …

Or, as she more poetically put it, deflation is the “ogre that must be fought” by the developed countries of the world. The picture she drew was that of Japan over the past 20 years. The question I raise today is, how credible is  … [...]

The Fed, Fearing Japan-Style Deflation, Will Keep Printing Money …

There's no doubt that Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen and other Fed officials are very much aware of what has happened in Japan , and they'll do everything they can to prevent the United States from going down the same  … [...]

The ECB's Tough Balancing Act – Bubbles vs Deflation | Gary …

They are held accountable to the ruling politicians that in most cases have no respect for the principle of sound money. Instead, in Europe, the UK, Japan , the US, and elsewhere, central bankers have become intricately linked  … [...]

Overcoming Deflation: The Bank of Japan’s Challenge

Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, discusses the challenges of overcoming deflation and Japan’s economic policy. SPEAKER: Haruhiko Kuroda [...]

Could deflation be salvation? George Selgin | Adam Smith Institute

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