negative interest rates

Deflation and Negative Interest Rates. Some Light Reading for a Holiday Weekend.

I thought it might be useful to share these few links. They are about a subject which has been revisited by a number of people on this site over the last couple of years, namely deflation. For the question had come up, more than once, about what deflation is and what can be done about it.

Three of the pieces are from Willem Buiter at the London School of Economics and who I think writes with a certain kind of flair, though his arguments might not be to the taste of the dialectically or critically minded, trenchant, even biting though he might be.