Interview With David Pilling
April 01, 2014
Interview With David Pilling
The Diplomat's Justin McDonnell spoke with the Financial Times Asia Editor David Pilling.
Interview With David Pilling
Can Abenomics Survive Tax Hike?
March 21, 2014
Can Abenomics Survive Tax Hike?
Japanese consumers face higher sales taxes from April 1. Will this derail the recovery?
Can Abenomics Survive Tax Hike?
Park Warns South Korea: Change or Perish
February 28, 2014
Park Warns South Korea: Change or Perish
The president announces plans to wean the country from its export-dependent model.
Park Warns South Korea: Change or Perish
Rhetoric Not Enough for Japan’s Working Women
October 28, 2013
Rhetoric Not Enough for Japan’s Working Women
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be keen to tout Japan’s untapped labor force, but will he go beyond the rhetoric?
Rhetoric Not Enough for Japan’s Working Women
Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
September 29, 2013
Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
Hosting major events like the Olympics brings some well-known issues. Tokyo would be wise to address them now.
Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
2020 Olympics: A Fourth Arrow for Abenomics?
September 10, 2013
2020 Olympics: A Fourth Arrow for Abenomics?
Tokyo’s successful bid should boost Japan’s economy, and may help Abe get other reforms done.
2020 Olympics: A Fourth Arrow for Abenomics?
The TPP, Abenomics and America’s Asia Pivot
August 06, 2013
The TPP, Abenomics and America’s Asia Pivot
The TPP talks are critical for both Japan’s future and U.S. Asia policy.
The TPP, Abenomics and America’s Asia Pivot
Japan Surprises with First-Quarter GDP
May 17, 2013
Japan Surprises with First-Quarter GDP
Abenomics provides consumption boost, although investment lags.
Japan Surprises with First-Quarter GDP
How Demography Is Changing Japan
February 26, 2013
How Demography Is Changing Japan
“The increasingly inverted structure of Japan’s population pyramid, with fewer young people than old people, means that it will be very difficult to generate the tax revenues necessary to pay for the healthcare needs of the elderly. “
How Demography Is Changing Japan
Understanding the
February 23, 2013
Understanding the "Currency War" Talk
“…currency manipulation is only one tactic in a much larger strategic goal…”
Understanding the "Currency War" Talk
Abenomics Presses Ahead
January 30, 2013
Abenomics Presses Ahead
Shinzo Abe moves forward with his economic plan. Will Japan’s economy bounce back?
Abenomics Presses Ahead
A Referendum for Japan
November 27, 2012
A Referendum for Japan
Does any party have the ideas and vision needed to help Tokyo overcome its myriad challenges?
A Referendum for Japan
Japan's Woes Drag On
November 20, 2012
Japan's Woes Drag On
Tokyo is expected to enter into its third recession since 2008 at the same time voters go to the polls next month.
Japan's Woes Drag On
The Week in Asia
April 08, 2012
The Week in Asia
Coup rumors in China and India, and a Chinese economic slowdown feature in our weekly roundup of the news you might have missed this week in Asia.
The Week in Asia
What Japan Must Do Now
March 10, 2012
What Japan Must Do Now
Japan has made extraordinary progress in recovering from last year’s earthquake and tsunami. But will political bickering stop progress in its tracks?
What Japan Must Do Now
No, the US Isn’t Japan
August 17, 2011
No, the US Isn’t Japan
Fears the US economy is becoming the new Japan are misplaced, argues James Pach. US policymakers have far more options at their disposal than their Japanese counterparts.
No, the US Isn’t Japan
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