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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Krugman Visits Japan and Sees…

Krugman Visits Japan and Sees… … Deflation . Paul Krugman writes at NYT: Right now, Japan is struggling to escape from a deflationary trap… Here are the facts: The Inflation Rate in Japan is reported by the Ministry [...]

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 [...]

Is deflation bad? – EconLog – Library of Economics and Liberty

Everyone knows that deflation is bad. Bad, bad, bad. Why is it bad? Well, we learned it in school. We learned it from the pundits on the news. The Great Depression. Japan . What, are you crazy? It's bad. Here, let [...]

Sweden reacts as Krugman likens price slip Japanese style deflation

Policy makers are uniting against Krugman after the Nobel Laureate likened price developments in Scandinavia's biggest economy to Japan's battle with deflation . “I'm surprised that he's drawing parallels to Japan ,” [...]

SSJ Forum Archive: [SSJ: 8132] Re: Is Deflation Bad For Japan?

Date: 2013/06/21. Earl H. Kinmonth wrote: Do calculations of GDP relative to workforce or employment allow for illegal, undocumented workers? Presumably there are proportionally more of these in the US than in Japan . [...]

Japan's manufacturing rises; Little change in 15-year long deflation

Irish/Ireland Business News, Internationa, Global, World, European Union, Financial Information – Irish Finance and Business Portal – providing Irish, European and global market information including mortgages, pensions, … [...]

Bank Of Japan Sets Deflation Turnaround Target Date – House Price …

http://www.nytimes.c…ss&emc=rss&_r=0 ' HONG KONG — Deflation remains firmly entrenched in Japan , figures showed Friday, as the [...]

Markets: Bank of Japan makes aggressive move to end deflation

Irish/Ireland Business News, Internationa, Global, World, European Union, Financial Information – Irish Finance and Business Portal – providing Irish, European and global market information including mortgages, pensions, … [...]

AS Macroeconomics Chapter 16 – Inflation, deflation, employment and unemployment – JR & JS

The topic of inflation and unemployment through the character of [...]

Why Central Banks Hate Deflation | Gold News

In Japan , the man at the head of Bank of Japan has vowed to take 'action' on deflation . Haruhiko Kuroda told law-makers that, 'If I were appointed as governor…I would do everything possible to get out of deflation .' His plan is … [...]