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Deflation?

December 8, 2008

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Monetary Policy

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Ben Bernanke gave a speech in late 2002 discussing the risks associated with falling prices. According to bond market pricing, investors are more worried about deflation today than they were in 2002. Policymakers are debating how to respond. Standard monetary policy may be insufficient, but, as Chairman Bernanke pointed out 6 years ago, we have other somewhat untested tools to fight deflation.

Bernanke: Deflation-Making Sure 'It' Doesn't Happen Here

Crook: Bernanke and the Peril of Deflation

Krugman: Depression Economics Returns

Roubini: How To Avoid the Horrors of 'Stag- Deflation'

Munchau: We Can Beat Deflation

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Monetary Policy

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