Negative Interest Rates: The Dire Consequences for People and the Economy
Negative interest rates cement, indeed reward, inability to learn and undermine the sustainable foundations of productivity. The economy and financial markets are increasingly becoming zombified constructs in which sustainability becomes a real farce and any meaning for individual economic actors…
Economics of Negative Interest Rates
Negative interest rates are a fact of reality today. But are they the natural course of economic history or rather an unintuitive result of central bank interventionism?
Social Consequences of Negative Interest Rates
The consequences of the zero and negative interest rate policy must be discussed more intensively. In addition to the economic consequences, the social consequences must also be taken into account, as these often weigh even more heavily in the long…
Is Switzerland following in the footsteps of Japan?
A comparison of Switzerland and Japan. Two countries that have both been grappling with negative interest rates for quite some time now.
Webinar on the Effects of Negative Interest Rate Policies
How are negative interest rates even possible? What are they doing to the economy at large? And how can I protect my personal portfolio? Join our upcoming webinar to find out more.
Webinar on the Japanification in Europe
In our webinar we discuss the japanification of the world with Professor Gunther Schnabl, how Europe and Switzerland might be different from the land of the rising sun and what societal consequences one is to expect from increasing stagnation after…
Deflation and inflation – all at once
In recent weeks, unprecedented monetary and fiscal policy measures by central banks and governments have (for the time being) restored order in financial markets. But will all these measures backlash at some point? Will they even lead to galloping inflation…
Swiss Finance Institute’s Webinar on Negative Interest Rates
A couple of comments on the topic of negative interest rates inspired by the Swiss Finance Institute's webinar on the very same topic.
Ultra-loose Monetary Policy and the Japanization of the World
Japan has seen its asset-inflated bubble pop decades ago. We want to examine the consequences for the economy as well as society in the land of the rising sun, while also talk about what the rest of the world can…
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