OECD: World Economy Only ‘B-Minus’
June 05, 2015
OECD: World Economy Only ‘B-Minus’
The Asian picture is mixed, with downgrades for China and Japan.
OECD: World Economy Only ‘B-Minus’
Can Shinzo Abe Inspire Silicon Valley's Dynamism in Japan?
May 01, 2015
Can Shinzo Abe Inspire Silicon Valley's Dynamism in Japan?
In a speech at Stanford University today, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lauded California's culture of innovation. Can he bring that spirit back to Japan?
Can Shinzo Abe Inspire Silicon Valley's Dynamism in Japan?
OECD’s Tough Love For Abenomics
April 17, 2015
OECD’s Tough Love For Abenomics
Efforts to revive the Japanese economy may yet succeed, but there is no room for complacency.
OECD’s Tough Love For Abenomics
Asia’s Growth Gap: India Versus The Rest
April 15, 2015
Asia’s Growth Gap: India Versus The Rest
India is rapidly emerging as Asia’s next growth leader.
Asia’s Growth Gap: India Versus The Rest
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
April 10, 2015
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
The region continues to lead in growth, but the risks are growing.
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
Japan: Seeking Renewal in the Face of Decline
April 08, 2015
Japan: Seeking Renewal in the Face of Decline
Shinzo Abe’s constitutional reinterpretation has the potential to pay big dividends for the nation.
Japan: Seeking Renewal in the Face of Decline
Interview: Naomi Fink on the Japanese Economy
April 08, 2015
Interview: Naomi Fink on the Japanese Economy
Analyst Naomi Fink on the Japanese economy and the outlook for Abenomics.
Interview: Naomi Fink on the Japanese Economy
Is Abenomics Firing at the Wrong Targets?
April 01, 2015
Is Abenomics Firing at the Wrong Targets?
The structural reforms of Japan’s Abe government may not be what is needed to drag the economy out of its slump.
Is Abenomics Firing at the Wrong Targets?
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
March 07, 2015
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
The giants of Japan’s service sector are now looking overseas for opportunity.
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
Japan Escapes Recession
February 18, 2015
Japan Escapes Recession
The country manages to grow at the end of 2014, but the anemic pace underscores the work still to be done.
Japan Escapes Recession
Global Economy: Is Time Running Out For Reform?
February 17, 2015
Global Economy: Is Time Running Out For Reform?
Global governments are urged to make good on their reform commitments.
Global Economy: Is Time Running Out For Reform?
World Bank Warns on Global Growth
January 17, 2015
World Bank Warns on Global Growth
The organization cuts its growth forecast again, and predicts mixed fortunes for the Asia-Pacific in 2015.
World Bank Warns on Global Growth
Monetary Easing a Dead End for Japan
December 19, 2014
Monetary Easing a Dead End for Japan
The BOJ continues to pursue its aggressive quantitative easing, but is it effective?
Monetary Easing a Dead End for Japan
Can Japan’s Corporations Kick-Start Recovery?
November 21, 2014
Can Japan’s Corporations Kick-Start Recovery?
Record corporate dividends have not translated into higher wages and a “virtuous economic cycle.”
Can Japan’s Corporations Kick-Start Recovery?
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?
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