Inflation After the Bubble: US vs Japan

In: Global Economy Source: NYT Source: Ritholtz US Economy

21 Nov 2010

I always like these crisis-rebased comparison charts. (via)


2 Responses to Inflation After the Bubble: US vs Japan


Allison N

November 21st, 2010 at 8:46 pm

Stupid question, Dustin – what events do the year long spikes in CPI 2 yrs before bubble peak and 6 years after represent?



November 23rd, 2010 at 4:44 pm

Alison, I’m not sure what caused the uptick from ~0.5 to 2%, but the fall into deflation corresponds with the 1997 Asian Contagion crisis.

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