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Why the US economy is not doomed to a Japan-style deflation or …

10-yr sovereign yields in Germany have plunged to just under 1%, and Japanese yields are a mere 0.5%. U.S. 10-yr yields seem to be following suit, dropping from 3.0% at the end of last year to 2.34% today. Is the U.S. [...]

An Estimated DSGE Model with a Deflation Steady State | NEP-DGE …

This paper estimates a medium-scale DSGE model with a deflation steady state for the Japanese economy during the period from 1999 to 2013, when the Bank of Japan conducted a zero interest rate policy and the [...]

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 [...]

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 ,” [...]

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 [...]

Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis | Outside the Box …

The financial instability hypothesis has both empirical and theoretical aspects. The readily observed empirical aspect is that, from time to time, capitalist economies exhibit inflations and debt deflations which seem to have [...]

CHINA´S MINSKY MOMENT – Gonzalo Raffo News

Meanwhile, as Corriente understood, the likelihood of major defaults across the Eurozone rises every day that the ECB does the bare minimum to resist France's and Italy's slide toward deflation . It's not over until the fat lady  … [...]

NAKED KEYNESIANISM: Palley on The Limits of Minsky's Financial …

Aside from Keynes, no economist seems to have benefited so much from the financial crisis of 2007-08 as the late Hyman Minsky . The collapse of the sub-prime market in August 2007 has been widely labeled a “ Minsky   … [...]

What the Crisis Taught Us: More Bubbles! We Need Bigger Bubbles

Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation , and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy  … [...]

The Growing Threat Of Deflation Or Of Disinflation Or Both? [iShares …

Or, as she more poetically put it, deflation is the “ogre that must be fought” by the developed countries of the world. The picture she drew was that of Japan over the past 20 years. The question I raise today is, how credible is  … [...]