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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 [...]

Confounded Interest | Japan's Consumer Confidence Crashes …

Japan's industrial production also fell 2.3% last week, the biggest drop since the Tsunami. jaoanip0514. Japan is still experiencing deflation in home prices are their housing bubble peak in 1991. For comparison, U.S. [...]

Japanese Deflation is Far From Dead | Waltham Economy of Asia …

When Bank of Japan Chairman Haruhiko Kuroda took the reins of the Japanese central bank in late 2012, he was tasked with jumpstarting an economy that had been languishing since the 1990s. GDP growth was slow, the  … [...]

Abeconomics, deflation and the Japan conundrum | Gestaltz

A slight change in focus can produce a profoundly different understanding https://twitter.com/gestaltz (by George [...]

Fisher and Minsky on debt deflation « Financial Stability News

The 1933 Econometrica article by Fisher on debt deflation is a classic. If you haven't read it already, read it now. But you might then also read Hyman Minsky's take on the same story (from 1982). [...]