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January 22, 2018

Japan’s Economic Outlook in 2018 and Beyond
An Interview with Takeo Hoshi

Economist Takeo Hoshi, chair of the board of the Tokyo Foundation, talks about the successes of Abenomics, prospects for economic ...

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February 20, 2017

The Japanese Economy in 2017 (1)
Is Abenomics Working?

The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing daunting challenges in 2017 as it continues its struggle to revitalize ...

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October 11, 2016

What Abenomics Is Missing
Structural Reforms Needed for Economic Revival

The BOJ’s quantitative and qualitative easing policy has helped to lift the Japanese economy out of deflation, but unless wages ...

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February 12, 2013

2013, Year of Japan’s Revival? Abenomics and the Politics of Growth

With an upper house election coming up this summer, economic revitalization is Prime Minister Abe's top political priority. Kay Shimizu, ...

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February 04, 2013

A Prescription for Halting Deflation

Yale Professor Koichi Hamada, the mastermind behind Prime Minister Abe's economic revitalization policy, strongly advocates a bold quantitative easing policy ...

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