TIPS and the risk of deflation
AbstractThe low level of inflation and the sluggish pace of economic recovery have raised concerns about sustained deflation—an inflation rate below zero with a general fall in prices. However, the relative prices of inflation-indexed and non-indexed Treasury bonds, which historically have proven to be good measures of inflation expectations, suggest that financial market participants consider the probability of deflation to be low.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in its journal FRBSF Economic Letter.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): oct25 ()
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- Zheng Liu & Glenn Rudebusch, 2010. "Inflation: mind the gap," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue jan19.
- Jens Christensen, 2009. "Inflation expectations and the risk of deflation," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue nov2.
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