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Japanese Style of Deflation à la Mode | Think the Unthinkable Future.

Having come back from the Niyodo River, one of the most beautiful Japanese rivers in the Kochi Prefecture shown above, I just pick up some articles and columns which simply point out the world community is now heading [...]

Haruhiko Kuroda: Overcoming deflation with quantitative and …

Remarks by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan , at the International Financial Symposium, hosted by the Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Tokyo, 19 March [...]

Euro zone deflation – why does it matter to investors? – By Tom Elliott

Broadly speaking, euro zone policy makers fall into two camps: first, those who see what happened when Japan entered a negative debt- deflation , which contributed to the two 'lost decades' of approximately 1990 to [...]

eFXnews : Japan PM: About to Break Free From Chronic Deflation

… its crippling era of falling prices.Speaking at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Abe said, ” Japan's economy is just about to break free of chronic deflation ,” and added that the country “is definitely [...]

Japan out of deflation now, no guarantee it won't return: economy …

Japan appears to have escaped deflation for now, Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday, but warned that the risk of it returning cannot be ruled out as policy makers continue their efforts to foster sustainable [...]

Fixing Japan's labour market | vox

Fixing Japan's deflation requires labour-market reformsAyako Saiki; Ending the scourge of dual labour markets in EuropeSamuel Bentolila, Tito Boeri, Pierre Cahuc. The share of non-regular workers in Japan , which was  … [...]

BOJ chief sees price rises breaking 'deflation equilibrium' – Chicago …

TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said consumer inflation will exceed 1 percent in the first half of next year and help the central bank achieve its goal of changing [...]

Deflation-Phobia Set To Bring On More Monetary Inflation – Seeking …

“Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's bid to end 15 years of persistent deflation is endangered by the failure of counterparts in the U.S. And Europe to meet their own price goals. Citigroup Inc.'s Inflation Surprise Index  … [...]

The ECB's Tough Balancing Act – Bubbles vs Deflation | Gary …

They are held accountable to the ruling politicians that in most cases have no respect for the principle of sound money. Instead, in Europe, the UK, Japan , the US, and elsewhere, central bankers have become intricately linked  … [...]

Japan says winning war on deflation – Rappler

A key inflation indicator touches a 5-year high as proof its 'Abenomics' growth blitz was winning the war on falling [...]