The Year of Living Dangerously: The Covid-19 Shock and the Probability of Deflation

3 Pages Posted: 27 May 2021

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Kevin L. Kliesen

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division

Date Written: April 1, 2020

Abstract

With inflation currently low, the probability that it turns negative (deflation) will likely increase over the near term.

Keywords: COVID-19

Suggested Citation

Kliesen, Kevin L., The Year of Living Dangerously: The Covid-19 Shock and the Probability of Deflation (April 1, 2020). FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3587671 or http://dx.doi.org/10.20955/es.2020.14

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