06 Sep '11, 1am

Low interest rate is harmful to the global economy. Is there another approach to create jobs? Here are some...

America, Japan and Europe have low interest rate for many years. It was thought that low interest rate would reduce cost to business and encourage more businesses to be created to create jobs for the people. It did not seem to work well. The low interest rate has caused asset prices to increase, especially property prices. It has made housing more expensive and out of reach to ordinary citizens - although the low interest rate helps to remove the pain of paying the mortgages. At a certain point in the future, the housing prices will collapse. It happened in Japan, USA and Europe. This is why the banks are shaky, as they have lent too much on the inflated housing prices. There seem to be no escape from the disaster down the road. There is actually a solution - and that is to get away from the concept of marking to market of property prices. I shall not go into much discussi...

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