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permanent zero

Bond Market Vigilantes

This is from the blog Political Irony (hat tip UMKC). Higher consumer price inflation than we see now will probably result in demand destruction and recession before the Fed reacts. The slack in the economy would mean this becomes a…

What I didn’t say on the BBC

I was on BBC Radio Five Live at about 4AM local time this morning for a good 5 to 10 minutes, talking about the coalition government's austerity budget. My basic message was that austerity-lite might be defensible but full austerity is…

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