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Response to nilesobek (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 12:34 PM

11. That's deflation. You don't want that

 

A number of readers have asked me to explain why deflation is a bad thing; and the truth is that while Iíve alluded to the issue a number of times, Iím not sure if Iíve ever laid out the whole case. So here goes.

...the argument that deflation is a bad thing is also an argument saying that some economic problems get worse as inflation falls, and that too low an inflation rate may actually be economically damaging.


http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/02/why-is-deflation-bad/?_r=0

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