Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps
November 19, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps
An election, tax delay, and stimulus package show the premier is intent on securing his legacy.
Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps
Will History Repeat in Japan?
November 18, 2014
Will History Repeat in Japan?
Poor economic data prompt election talk and put the next consumption tax hike in doubt.
Will History Repeat in Japan?
Interview: Make Or Break For Abenomics
November 13, 2014
Interview: Make Or Break For Abenomics
Dr. Martin Schulz on a critical moment for Japan's program of economic recovery.
Interview: Make Or Break For Abenomics
Could Abe Call a Snap Election?
November 11, 2014
Could Abe Call a Snap Election?
An attempt to justify a change in course over the tax hike could backfire for the prime minister.
Could Abe Call a Snap Election?
Japan Unveils New Economic Full-Court Press
November 04, 2014
Japan Unveils New Economic Full-Court Press
A slew of measures new and old were revealed this weekend, ahead of the expected December tax announcement.
Japan Unveils New Economic Full-Court Press
The Bank of Japan’s Very Bold Move
November 04, 2014
The Bank of Japan’s Very Bold Move
Quantitative easing lives on in Japan as the central bank tries to rescue Abenomics.
The Bank of Japan’s Very Bold Move
Could China Miss its First Growth Target Since the Financial Crisis?
October 23, 2014
Could China Miss its First Growth Target Since the Financial Crisis?
Consumer demand doesn’t appear strong enough to keep the economy on course.
Could China Miss its First Growth Target Since the Financial Crisis?
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Markets
October 16, 2014
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Markets
Downside risks to growth are emerging everywhere.
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Markets
Japan Inc. Looks Abroad for Demand
September 17, 2014
Japan Inc. Looks Abroad for Demand
The Japanese government and big business are pointing the way toward future growth.
Japan Inc. Looks Abroad for Demand
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
August 14, 2014
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
China surprises with a sharp drop in lending while Japan records a major second quarter GDP contraction.
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
August 12, 2014
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
Japan’s rising public debt has implications that go beyond its economy.
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
China Urged to Slow, Japan to Speed Up
August 04, 2014
China Urged to Slow, Japan to Speed Up
The IMF offers contrasting recommendations for Asia’s two largest economies.
China Urged to Slow, Japan to Speed Up
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
July 29, 2014
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
The government acknowledges that difficult reforms are necessary to avoid a Japan-sized economic slump.
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
July 27, 2014
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
The International Monetary Fund downgrades growth for emerging countries in Asia.
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
July 25, 2014
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
Seoul’s decision to ban a popular app is the latest of many examples of mercantilist policies in Asia.
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
South Korea Considers a Japanese Style Stimulus
July 24, 2014
South Korea Considers a Japanese Style Stimulus
Seoul’s new stimulus package resembles Abenomics, but is it necessary now?
South Korea Considers a Japanese Style Stimulus
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