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  Hyperinflation, by Michael K. Salemi: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty
Hyperinflations transfer wealth from the general public, which holds money, to the government, which issues money.
Hyperinflations also cause borrowers to gain at the expense of lenders when loan contracts are signed prior to the worst inflation.
During hyperinflations people prefer to be paid in commodities in order to avoid the inflation tax.
www.econlib.org /library/Enc/Hyperinflation.html   (1486 words)

  
  Hyperinflation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hyperinflation is generally associated with paper money because the means to increasing the money supply with paper money is the simplest: add more zeroes to the plates and print, or even stamp old notes with new numbers.
Hyperinflation is met with drastic remedies, whether by imposing a shock therapy of slashing government expenditures or by altering the currency basis.
Less commonly, hyperinflation may occur when there is debasement of the coinage — wherein coins are consistently shaved of some of their silver and gold, increasing the circulating medium and reducing the value of the currency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hyperinflation   (5836 words)

  
 Hyperinflation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In contrast to popular belief hyperinflation did directly lead to the Nazi takeover of Germany as hyperinflation had several years before the Nazi rise to Some historians however argue that hyperinflation was indirect cause in that it eliminated public in democratic institutions thus paving the way the Nazi takeover.
Hyperinflation is generally associated with paper money because the means to increasing the supply with paper money is the simplest: more zeroes to the plates and print.
Hyperinflation is met with remedies whether shock therapy of slashing government expenditures or altering currency basis.
www.freeglossary.com /Hyperinflation   (2309 words)

  
 Hyperinflation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In economics, hyperinflation is rampant inflation, a condition in which prices increase rapidly as a currency loses its value.
In countries experiencing hyperinflation, the central bank often prints money in larger and larger denominations as the smaller denomination notes become worthless.
Million Dollar Babies - The Banknotes of Hyperinflation A compilation of Banknote illustrations from all countries that have issued notes with a denomination of 1 Million or greater.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Hyperinflation.html   (793 words)

  
 Greg Mankiw's Blog: Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe
Hyperinflation has bankrupted the government, left 8 in 10 citizens destitute and decimated the country’s factories and farms.
Hyperinflation (at whatever level that is defined) is not necessarily an unreasonable government policy.
Whoever thinks hyperinflation is not "necessarily unreasonable" has never lived in a place where his savings was robbed overnight by unscrupulous dictators (there's a redundancy), central bankers and party apparatchiks.
gregmankiw.blogspot.com /2007/02/hyperinflation-in-zimbabwe.html   (3092 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hyperinflation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
International Accounting Standard 29 describes four signs that an economy may be in hyperinflation: International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), often known by the older name of International Accounting Standards (IAS) are a set of accounting standards.
In an economic model, an endogenous change is one that comes from inside the model and is explained by the model itself.
Napoleonic-era Danzig 19th century map of Duchy of Warsaw and Free City of Danzig The Free City of Danzig, sometimes referred to as the Republic of Danzig, was a semi-independent state established by Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars in years 9 September 1807– 22 January 1813/1815.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hyperinflation   (9516 words)

  
 Inflation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Related terms are disinflation which is a reduction in the rate of inflation, or an effect which reduces inflationary pressures, deflation which is a fall in the general level of prices, reflation which is the use of stimulus to reverse deflation, hyperinflation which is a rapid period of inflation without tendency to equilibrium.
hyperinflation: if inflation gets totally out of control (in the upward direction), it can grossly interfere with the normal workings of the economy, hurting its ability to supply.
A major demand-pull theory centers on the supply of money: inflation may be caused by an increase in the quantity of money in circulation relative to the ability of the economy to supply (its potential output).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Inflation   (3625 words)

  
 Hyperinflation
Hyperinflation means air is trapped in the small airways so the lungs appear larger than usual on the chest x-ray.
It is very unlikely to have hyperinflation in later years from exposure to pesticides or other particles from a shooting range.
Hyperinflation is often mistakenly equated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
www.medhelp.org /forums/RespiratoryDisorders/messages/1399a.html   (369 words)

  
 Hyperinflation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In economics, hyperinflation is rampant inflation, a condition in which prices increase rapidly as acurrency loses its value.
Many other cases ofextreme social conflict encouraging hyperinflation can be seen, as in Germany after World War I and in Yugoslavia after the death of Marshall Tito.
In countries experiencing hyperinflation, the central bank often printsmoney in larger and larger denominations as the smaller denomination notes become worthless.
www.therfcc.org /hyperinflation-28618.html   (926 words)

  
 Hyperinflation: definition, example and related link
Hyperinflation refers to an extreme rate of inflation in which the general price level of goods and services—usually measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rises very rapidly.
Hyperinflation can destroy an economy because money ceases to perform its traditional functions as medium of exchange, unit of account and store of value.
If hyperinflation persists, people lose confidence in their currency and look for alternative currencies—using more stable currencies issued by other countries.
canadianeconomy.gc.ca /english/economy/hyperinflation.html   (289 words)

  
 FSU Contributor:  Hyperinflation: Creating Repulsive Money by Paul Tustain 03/27/2004
But one of the mysteries of historic hyperinflations is that price rises massively outstrip the rate at which money has been recently issued, which indicates the relationship between money supply and inflation in some circumstances is not linear.
If, for example, after a long borrowing binge corporate debt is high, public debt is high, and consumer debt is high, the increase of rates (strengthening the monetary glue which keeps money in people’s pockets) and the economic slowdown they should cause, now risks producing unserviceable debt and large scale default.
To the left is the chasm of hyperinflation and to the right the precipice of deflation, and the path narrows as it rises up to the distant summit.
www.financialsense.com /fsu/editorials/tustain/2004/0327.html   (1793 words)

  
 Surviving Hyperinflation by Eric Englund
The Hyperinflation Survival Guide: Strategies for American Businesses is a book that provides sound business strategies for entrepreneurs to implement when operating a business under economic circumstances in which monetary calculation becomes increasingly difficult due to a rapid fall in money’s purchasing power.
Because wages continually lag behind rising prices during hyperinflation, there is a near-constant need for negotiations, as union members press their leaders to push for higher wages.
Of the books published regarding hyperinflation, this may be the only one that provides effective strategies for operating a business under conditions of a rapidly depreciating currency.
www.lewrockwell.com /englund/englund9.html   (2172 words)

  
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An even simpler definition is hyperinflation is just out-of-control inflation at an extremely high rate.
What differentiates hyperinflation from regular inflation is a vicious circle is created in which a feedback loop creaters more and more inflation with each iteration of the cycle.
Where such an increase in money supply is done without regard for the actual market demand for money then inflation results.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/h/hy/hyperinflation.html   (366 words)

  
 Episodes of Hyperinflation
Hyperinflation is just inflation at an extremely high rate.
Those on fixed incomes and who were owed a specific amount of money found that the real value of their holdings reduced to zero.
Despite attempts on the part of governments to abuse their control of the banking system, the banks were able to resist these attempts until the 1930's and the war with Japan.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/hyper.htm   (4282 words)

  
 Zaire's Hyperinflation, 1990-96
From 56 percent in 1989, the annual increase in consumer prices surged to 256 percent in 1990, 2,500-4,500 percent during 1991-93, and 10,000 percent in 1994, before returning to 370 percent in 1995 and 657 percent in 1996.
The roots of hyperinflation in Za‹re were essentially political, as the collapse of the traditional form of government was accompanied by an explosion in government spending and dwindling revenue collections.
The model is estimated for 1990-96, and the dynamics of hyperinflation are analyzed through a series of simulations.
www.eldis.org /static/DOC3909.htm   (238 words)

  
 Hyperinflation - Definition
During hyperinflation, the cost of goods rise at an extraordinary rate.
Hyperinflation usually occurs in small, third world countries with less currency stability.
The most famous case of hyperinflation occurred in Germany in the 1920's.
www.teenanalyst.com /glossary/h/hyperinflation.html   (92 words)

  
 Mar 05 Gold and Hyperinflation part 2 Y T Wong 321gold
If my readers judge the Hyperinflation forecast strange and incredible, they have only to think that they are reading a science fiction, and the harmless tale I am going to narrate is nothing but the visions I saw in my dreams.
It was the primary cause of the German Hyperinflation.
Hyperinflation stopped in November 1923 (Note 7) even though Uranus was still in Pisces for 3 more years (Note 8).
www.321gold.com /editorials/wong/wong030504.html   (3876 words)

  
 hyperinflation
HYPERINFLATION of Latin American proportions will send the Thai economy reeling into disaster if the government fails to tighten its belt and sends the wrong signal about its foreign exchange policy, the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) warned yesterday.
Institute president Chalongphob Sussangkarn said it was crucial that the government adopt strict fiscal and monetary policy and manage demand pressure if it was to keep the baht stable, combat inflation and win back macro-economic stability.
Under this same scenario, the growth rate would be 3.9 per cent this year, 4.4 per cent in 1998 and 5.3 per cent in 1999.
members.tripod.com /thanong/hyperinf.htm   (630 words)

  
 Commanding Heights : Hyperinflation | on PBS
Germany's hyperinflation of 1923 is dramatically demonstrated in the bank note slideshow below.
Trigger the slideshow and track hyperinflation by rolling your mouse over the 5 mark note, issued in 1917.
The one billion mark note at the end bears a value overprinted sometime during the autumn of 1923 on a note of lesser value issued in August of that year.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/commandingheights/shared/minitext/col_currency.html   (80 words)

  
 dynamic hyperinflation
In fact, recent evidence suggests that correction of Hyperinflation appears to be more important in the relief of dyspnea, than is the correction of airway obstruction with broncodilator therapy.
The older term "Physiologic Hyperinflation" is now evolving into the name "Dynamic Hyperinflation," and more recently has generally been used as a phenomenon related to patient exertion.
Clearly, Resting Dynamic Hyperinflation is a major problem in the COPD population.
www.sierrabiotech.com /bt_copd_dh.htm   (1285 words)

  
 Hyperinflation.net - About the Book
The Hyperinflation Survival Guide: Strategies for American Businesses is a book that provides sound business strategies for entrepreneurs to implement when operating a business under economic circumstances in which monetary calculation becomes increasingly difficult due to a rapid fall in money's purchasing power.
Because wages continually lag behind rising prices during hyperinflation, there is a near-constant need for negotiations, as union members press their leaders to push for higher wages.
To reiterate, "The Hyperinflation Survival Guide: Strategies for American Businesses" was written by Dr. Gerald Swanson (an associate professor of economics at the University of Arizona).
www.hyperinflation.net /about.html   (2164 words)

  
 End Game: Hyperinflation by Robert Blumen
Deflationists have claimed that debt cannot be inflated away as long as people are not willing to borrow, and that once debt reaches a certain level, the ability to borrow goes away.
Incoming money is spent as quickly as possible, and in the purchases that are made in order to obtain goods with a stable value in place of the depreciating money even higher prices will be agreed to than would otherwise be in accordance with market conditions at the time.
This is the final stage of hyperinflation in which the currency is destroyed.
www.lewrockwell.com /blumen/blumen6.html   (2991 words)

  
 IFRS: Reporting Hyperinflation
All entities in that economic environment should cease to apply hyperinflation reporting from the same date to ensure that financial statements are comparable from entity to entity.
The parent's results must be restated for the effects of hyperinflation; however, the subsidiary's results should not be restated but should be consolidated in accordance with the general guidance for foreign operations [IAS29R.35].
One of the two main objectives of reporting hyperinflation is to account for the financial gain or loss which arises from holding monetary assets or liabilities during a reporting period (the monetary gain or loss).
www.pwcglobal.com /Extweb/service.nsf/docid/40F6ACDA6FFB25678025712D003EBC8E   (2357 words)

  
 Hyperinflation: A Glossary of Political Economy Terms - Dr. Paul M. Johnson
Hyperinflation: A Glossary of Political Economy Terms - Dr. Paul M. Johnson
The precise boundary line between "ordinary" inflation and hyperinflation is somewhat arbitrary, but contemporary economists generally reserve the term hyperinflation for situations in which the general price level is increasing at rates in excess of 50% per month.
Department of Political Science, 7080 Haley Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849
www.auburn.edu /~johnspm/gloss/hyperinflation   (74 words)

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