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  • adjective economics Of or pertaining to reflation.


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reflation +‎ -ary


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  • Nearly all (other) developed countries are trying to reduce their deficits currently by medium-term reflationary methods.

    Irish Blogs 2009

  • When do we see some other kind of reflationary package?

    The Big Picture 2008

  • Little can be accomplished quickly in the first direction; consequently, main reliance must be placed on "reflationary" government spending.

    Bill Totten's Weblog 2009

  • A worldwide reflationary package which could see a £100bn increase in UK public spending, with close to £10bn of new money coming to Scotland.

    Archive 2009-03-01 Alan Smart 2009

  • "According to the opposition, investors feared that removal of the gold standard constraints, rather than permitting the adoption of sensible reflationary measures, opened the door for the Popular Front Government to pursue all manner of irresponsible fiscal and financial policies." (1992, p. 383) Even though France finally adopted reflationary policies to reverse the earlier monetary contraction, other new measures roughly offset their benefits.

    Normal Criticism of the New Deal, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

  • A worldwide reflationary package which could see a £100bn increase in UK public spending, with close to £10bn of new money coming to Scotland.

    The SNP Myth of the £500m cut and related matters Alan Smart 2009

  • That approach, he explained, would lead initially to a "reflationary phase of policy" to bring prices back up to what would've been expected before the deflation.

    Fed Officials Mull Inflation as a Fix Sudeep Reddy 2010

  • "The 30-year bond got killed because many investors believe that the Fed 's reflationary policy for the economy is going to work," said Charles Comiskey, head of Treasury trading at Bank of Nova Scotia in New York.

    Fed Bets Scaled Back, Pushing Key Yield Up Min Zeng 2010

  • "At worst [the rate move] signals China's reluctance to share more of the brunt of the dollar's devaluation," Lena Komileva, head of Group of Seven market economics at London brokerage firm Tullett Prebon, wrote in a note, adding that the "undervalued exchange rate remains deeply reflationary."

    Rate Move Feeds the Currency Debate Mark Gongloff 2010

  • According to Dudas, the cyclical global economic recovery, a lagged supply response and continued reflationary monetary policies from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank should allow valuations to expand.

    Michael Dudas: No. 4 For Bullish Calls 2010


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