disinflation

[ US /ˌdɪsɪnˈfɫeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɪnflˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a reduction of prices intended to improve the balance of payments
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How To Use disinflation In A Sentence

  • The world is in a disinflationary cycle. Times, Sunday Times
  • With disinflation, which is a slowing of the rate that prices increase, and deflation - a more dangerous situation in which there's a general decrease in prices over a longer period of time. Market News
  • The end result has been the same degree of actual disinflation, yet higher bond yields than would otherwise have eventuated in the absence of the speech.
  • What we've had is "disinflation" -- a drop of inflation. The Specter Of Deflation
  • Economists at Banco Santander said the economic slowdown and the government's policies won't be enough to produce significant disinflation, which is a slowing of inflation's pace. Brazil Raises Inflation Forecast
  • A common mistake is to assume that falling export prices mean that China is exporting disinflation, whereas rising export prices imply it is exporting inflation.
  • Recessionary disinflation / deflation now seem utterly unavoidable - the question being whether they will occur in 2005 or the following year.
  • With disinflation, which is a slowing of the rate that prices increase, and deflation -- a more dangerous situation in which there's a general decrease in prices over a longer period of time. Winnipeg Sun
  • In the transition economies, the early peggers - Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia - performed much better than the floaters, both in terms of the rate and cost of disinflation.
  • Related to that is my view that supply-siders engage in contortionism by choosing to "throw out" the 1981-1982 recession from Reagan's record, even though the disinflation that came from the monetary policy of that period had great lasting benefit. Reagan's Economics in Context, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
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