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Looks as if they lost battle against deflation: Japan's Inflation Slows …

(Bloomberg) — Japan's inflation slowed more than forecast in January, highlighting central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda's challenge in reflating the world's third-biggest economy. Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose [...]

Politicians Need to Learn to Love Deflation | RealClearMarkets

To add some empirical evidence to this argument, let's look at Japan . Japan is often pointed to as an example of how deadly deflation can be to an economy. Yet while Japan has definitely struggled economically for [...]

RealClearMarkets – It's Time to Banish the Deflation Bogeyman

Japan is often held out as the example of the dangers of deflation . The idea is that if prices fall, consumers will delay purchases to take advantage of lower prices in the future. This decline in demand will cause prices to [...]