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Is Sweden headed the Japan way? | Mostly Economics

The last reading was at -0.6% fueling debates over deflation in Sweden. Krugman always on red alert to these developments started the debate – one and two . Lars Svensson, former Riksbank MPC member and deflation [...]

Interview with Peter Surda – Bitcoin Economist – 2nd international conference on CCS

Since Bitcoin is a technology that enables a new type of currency never seen before (a digital currency that behaves like a commodity currency) traditional [...]

In Japan Abe boosted Growth and stopped Deflation | NOURIEL …

In Japan Abe boosted Growth and stopped Deflation . In Japan , the first two “arrows” of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic strategy – monetary easing and fiscal expansion – have boosted growth and stopped deflation [...]

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: China Faces "Minsky …

The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious metals. Other macro discussion topics include interest rates, China, commodities, the  … [...]

Euro Zone Deflation Risk

Europe seemed to be in better economic shape but Eurozone inflation is back at the worryingly low levels. Patrice Muller, London [...]

Capitalist economy, deflation and debt #4 Minsky | Seminar in …

Minsky major contribution to economic theory and the understanding of financial crises was the financial instability hypothesis. The hypothesis is has it foundation in two characteristics of capitalist economies. One is that  … [...]

ekathimerini.com | Draghi deflation risk put at 35% by Morgan …

“Until too late, the Bank of Japan didn't think Japan was going to be entangled with deflation ,” said Kenji Yumoto, vice chairman of the Japan Research Institute Ltd. and an economic adviser to the government in the late  … [...]

How to amuse and misinform (with charts) | Historinhas

Japan's relatively slow growth is the result of demography, not deflation . Japan grew slowly after its stock market collapsed in 1990. Prices rose to 1998 and then fell as inflation gave way to deflation. While prices rose the  … [...]

How deflation/low inflation situations are different in US, Japan and …

Though Europe has to prevent itself from becoming another Japan . For Japan , it has to continue to make efforts to come out if its nearly 25 year mess: There is far too much angst about the possibility of deflation in the [...]

Japan Is Re-Crisis-ing; Nikkei Plunges 300 Points From US Close …

As the evening progressed the dead-cat-bounce died with US and Japanese stocks tumbling to day-session lows. Dow futures are down 110 from the … Deflation deflation deflation . Deflation is the word of the day. Learn [...]