Inflation or Deflation: That Is the Question

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
October 2009
U.S. News Digital Weekly;10/30/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p24
The author examines the threat posed by inflation or deflation to the U.S. economy. He analyzes the implications of the decision of the federal government to inject money into the economy with the aim of sparking an economic recovery. He discusses ways to reverse the deflationary effects of low capacity utilization. The author also argues that it is easier to put inflation right than deflation and emphasizes the need to avoid a repetition of an adverse feedback loop.


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