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Mortgages are 20 to 30 year things. If you're going to cut wages slowly enough to not trigger an insolvency cascade from distressed mortgages, you don't need to cut them in nominal terms at all. Even at the BuBa's neurotic inflation target, simply keeping them stationary in nominal terms for thirty years would do the job.

Of course, if you do that, you're looking at a literal lost generation. Which means, again, tanks in the streets.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Mon Feb 20th, 2012 at 03:10:16 PM EST
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