di Riccardo Gaiolini
Per tentare di capire se l’economia globale e’ in Depressione, e agire di conseguenza per prevedere i trends futuri e salvaguardare (e possibilmente) incrementare il livello dei nostri risparmi (anche all’interno di uno scenario di depressione economica), hai bisogno di una definizione di “Depressione”.
Ecco la definizione di “Depressione” economica rilasciata da Wikipedia:
“In economics, a DEPRESSION is a sustained, long-term downturn in economic activity in one or more economies. It is a more severe downturn than a recessione, which is seen by some economists as inevitable part of capitalist economy.
Considered by some economist to be a rare and extreme form of recession, a depression is characterized by its length; by abnormally large increase in unemploymnet; falls in the availability of credit, ofted due to some kind of banking or financial crisis” shrinking output as buyers dry up and suppliers cut back on production and investments; large number of bankruptcies including sovereign debt defaults; significantly reduced amounts of trade and commerce, especially international; as well as highly volatile relative currency value fluctuations, most often due to devaluations. Price deflation, financial crises and bank failures are also common elements of a depression that are not normally a part of recession”. Read more »