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March 23, 2018

Japan
Abenomics and the Japanese Economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has introduced audacious economic policies to combat deflation, but the U.S. withdrawal from TPP and other factors have complicated his efforts.

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December 13, 2017

Japan
Japanese Monetary Policy Is Working, But the BoJ Can’t Tell You Why

In September 2016, the Bank of Japan adopted a new strategy to boost the flagging Japanese economy: “yield curve control,” or YCC. The aim was to widen the gap between long- and short-term intere…

Japanese Monetary Policy Is Working, But the BoJ Can’t Tell You Why

February 10, 2016

China
Could China Have a Reserves Crisis?

    Last summer, U.S. lawmakers were condemning China for pushing down its currency, arguing that it was still “terribly undervalued.” But those days may be long gone.  Chinese and foreigne…

Could China Have a Reserves Crisis?

October 10, 2013

Japan
Overcoming Deflation: The Bank of Japan’s Challenge

Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, discusses the challenges of overcoming deflation and Japan's economic policy.

October 10, 2013

Japan
Overcoming Deflation: The Bank of Japan's Challenge

Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, discusses the challenges of overcoming deflation and Japan's economic policy.

November 8, 2016

United States
A Conversation With Charles L. Evans

Charles Evans discusses U.S. economic performance since the 2008 recession, long-term implications for monetary policy, and Federal Reserve strategies for growth.

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July 11, 2016

Japan
Voters Give Abe an Opening for Constitutional Debate

This blog post is part of a series entitled Will Japanese Change Their Constitution?, in which leading experts discuss the prospects for revising Japan’s postwar constitution. As elections go, ye…

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July 7, 2016

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Meanwhile, in Japan, Household Consumption Continues to Fall

In news that you may have missed while strategizing about Article 50, thinking about ways to recapitalize Italian banks or pondering the future course of the renminbi ... Japan’s May household consu…

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February 3, 2016

Asia
Global Economics Monthly: February 2016

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that the idea of capital control is less radical than it seems; although comprehensive liberalization is theoretically the ideal option, capital controls may be China’s best chance to end the panic roiling global markets.

October 29, 2015

Asia
The U.S.-Japan Alliance in the Twenty-First Century

Experts discuss the future of the U.S.-Japan relationship.

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