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On deflation, Japan, the West and ideology – IB Economics

Deflation features prominently in the IB Economics syllabus (Discuss the possible consequences of deflation , including high levels of cyclical unemployment and bankruptcies) and given what has been going on [...]

Will Europe Go Into a Japan-Style Deflation? | EconMatters

Europe: The ONE Economic Comparison That Must Not Be Named… Was Just Named. The Continent is now teetering on the edge of a ” Japan -style” deflation . Here's our take on it. By Elliott Wave International. It's [...]

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 [...]

Edward.Hugh.Blog: Will Japan Re-enter Deflation in April 2015?

Reading the most recent statements from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda or Finance Minister Taro Aso you would get the impression that the days of deflation are now well and truly numbered in Japan [...]

Thursday, June 5, 2014 – The Real News Matters

The Federal Reserve Versus Hyman Minsky (and Deflation ) By Yves Smith June 5, 2014. Yves here. Ilargi at Automatic Earth provided a good rant of something that I had similarly seen as astonishingly cheeky, which was [...]

Martin Wolf – Deflation and Mapping Economic Growth – interview – Goldstein on Gelt – Sept 2013

http://www.GoldsteinOnGelt.com Martin Wolf, associate editor and chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, talks about inflation and deflation and [...]

Market Anthropology: The Long Tail of Deflation

With Japan's Nikkei now trading well into its twenty fourth year since its secular peak in 1989, we thought we would take a quick comparative look at the two most talked about deflationary spirals (as weighed by [...]

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 [...]

Tax Hike in Japan to test fight against Deflation – Your …

There is a big test coming up for the Prime Minister of Japan , Shinzo Abe, and his own brand of economic policies which have been labelled “Abenomics”. Abe has launched a range of aggressive measures to end deflation [...]

Imported Deflation and a New Currency War? | Marc to Market

Deflation pressures in the euro zone are also being driven by the monetary policy elsewhere, not least in Japan .” This sounds reasonable. The yen has depreciated by about 29% against the euro since the start of [...]