deflationary spiral

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an episode of deflation in which prices and wages decrease at an increasing rate and currency gains in value

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Embedded expectations of falling prices will greatly worsen Korea's parlous domestic growth prospects, creating a deflationary spiral," Mark Walton, an economist at BNP Paribas, said in a report titled "South Korea: Resistance fading.
This would be a real concern for the UK as it increases the real value of debt and could lead to a deflationary spiral, which would lead to even lower production levels which, in turn, would result in lower demand and wages.
So while panning QE is in vogue, not least among economic conservatives, John Makin, a resident scholar at the free-enterprise-oriented American Enterprise Institute (AEI), has been beating the drums warning that letting up on monetary stimulus might send the global economy into a dangerous deflationary spiral.
The stimulus was likely instrumental is averting a potential deflationary spiral and protracted period of exceedingly high unemployment, macroeconomic conditions that general equilibrium models such as the GIMF are not well suited to capture.
officials simply to ignore completely the fact that the severe flattening of the Japanese yield curve contributed to a collapse in bank profitability and lending, which helped fuel a self-reinforcing deflationary spiral and two decades of economic misery.
Prechter, one of the world's leading proponents of the deflationary scenario, warns that the global economy will be hit by a deflationary spiral that will wreck havoc on all aspects of the economy and financial system.
7 billion) package to beat Japan's nagging deflationary spiral.
In the end, she said this could ''increase the risk of the so-called deflationary spiral.
Japan was stuck in a deflationary spiral for years in the early 1990s, prompting consumers to put off purchases in the hope of further price drops and reducing corporate earnings.
The Bank is charged with keeping inflation at two per cent and has undertaken an unprecedented programme of stimulus measures to ward off a deflationary spiral.
There's no real sense of a deflationary spiral or anything like that.
We now risk falling into a deflationary spiral that could increase our massive debt even further.
Japan was stuck in a deflationary spiral for years, but the return of inflation has also been met with concern as it is being driven entirely by rising import costs rather than a stronger domestic economy.
The report brushed off concerns that the region could fall into a deflationary spiral.