TITLE

Inflation or Deflation: That Is the Question

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;10/30/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
52758862

 

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