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Inflation and Deflation – Economics A2 Level Unit 4

A short video on the joys of inflation (and deflation) covering their causes and [...]

Economic Myths #12 – The Deflation Danger

This video examines the thesis that deflation is a danger to economic prosperity. The original text version is at [...]

Understanding economic: deflation

Struggling to model or understand deflation? Want to know more about how to evaluate deflation? By the end of the video, you’ll know how to model deflation [...]

Economics: Inflation, Deflation, Laissez-Faire

Abe and Frank artfully and adroitly elucidate some of the key economic topics in the American Pageant textbook by Kennedy, Cohen, and Bailey. Inflation and Deflation are discussed chiefly [...]

Are You Prepared for a Rare Economic Deflation? In 2002, Conquer the Crash was [...]

Is the Euro the New Yen? | ETF Trends

The case for Japan's equity market in late 2012 and 2013 started when the central bank provided huge levels of monetary support to rid Japan of deflation . This action led to a much weaker yen, which in turn contributed to [...]

Debt deflation in action: Greece | Real-World Economics Review Blog

Household debt in Greece is pretty low (70% of GDP, 2013), at least compared with countries like the Netherlands (139%, 2012), Denmark (149%, 2012) or Ireland (112%, 2012). Also, after 2010 Greek households paid [...]

BOJ's Sato warns euro area of Japan-style deflation risk

The euro area may face a prolonged period of disinflation that risks harming long-term price expectations, a Bank of Japan policymaker said, warning that the region should not take lightly the potential danger of slipping into [...]

Martin Wolf – Deflation and Mapping Economic Growth – interview – Goldstein on Gelt – Sept 2013 Martin Wolf, associate editor and chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, talks about inflation and deflation and [...]

Euro Area — “deflation” versus “lowflation” | iMFdirect – The IMF Blog

… and real interest rates, less relative price adjustment, and greater unemployment. Along with Japan's experience, which saw deflation worm itself into the system, this argues for a more pre-emptive approach by the [...]