Why Wage Growth Is So Weak

When the Central Banks play the entire system becomes distorted and has to fight to find (a new) equilibrium. The end result is that the can is kicked further down the road and the correction ends up being more violent and destructive without the unnatural insertion.

Many experts are puzzled by the subdued increase in workers earnings. After all, it is held the US economy has been in an expansionary phase for quite some time now.

The introduction of deregulation of financial markets since early 1980’s has set the platform for massive monetary explosion out of “thin air”. The proponents for less control in financial markets hold that fewer restrictions imply a better use of scarce resources, which leads to the generation of more real wealth.

This massive explosion of money out of “thin air” has severely damaged the pool of real savings. Rather than promoting an efficient allocation of real savings, the current so-called de-regulated monetary system has been promoting the banks’ ability to channel vast amounts of money out of “thin air” across the economy.