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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?
IMF: Abenomics Won’t Succeed Without Inclusive Growth
March 18, 2015
IMF: Abenomics Won’t Succeed Without Inclusive Growth
A new paper calls on the Japanese government to do more on structural reforms.
IMF: Abenomics Won’t Succeed Without Inclusive Growth
Fabrizio Carmignani on the Global Economy
March 05, 2015
Fabrizio Carmignani on the Global Economy
Fabrizio Carmignani on growth, sustainability and what policymakers could do to spark a new Industrial Revolution.
Fabrizio Carmignani on the Global Economy
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
Japan Approves Largest-Ever Defense Budget
January 14, 2015
Japan Approves Largest-Ever Defense Budget
Shinzo Abe's cabinet has approved a $42 billion defense budget, the largest ever in the country's history.
Japan Approves Largest-Ever Defense Budget
China Is Asia’s Top Market For 2014
December 29, 2014
China Is Asia’s Top Market For 2014
China topped Asia's equities markets in 2014. Who will be the winner in 2015?
China Is Asia’s Top Market For 2014
Interview: Japan’s Slow Progress on Womenomics
December 25, 2014
Interview: Japan’s Slow Progress on Womenomics
Devin Stewart on the progress of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Womenomics” reforms.
Interview: Japan’s Slow Progress on Womenomics
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
December 23, 2014
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
The country still lags its peers on workplace equality, but there are some signs of progress.
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
Shinzo Abe’s New Mandate
December 20, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s New Mandate
Abe’s win at the polls signals a democracy in disarray and a shift to a neo-nationalist agenda.
Shinzo Abe’s New Mandate
Abe's Post-Election Agenda for Japan
December 18, 2014
Abe's Post-Election Agenda for Japan
Dr. Sheila Smith on Japan's snap elections and the challenges facing Abe moving forward.
Abe's Post-Election Agenda for Japan
Shinzo Abe’s Election Gamble
December 04, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s Election Gamble
The snap elections in December have the potential to backfire for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Shinzo Abe’s Election Gamble
Another Election in Tokyo
November 22, 2014
Another Election in Tokyo
The ruling coalition already has a huge majority in the Japanese parliament. So why go to the polls early?
Another Election in Tokyo
It's Official: Japan Will Hold a Snap Election
November 22, 2014
It's Official: Japan Will Hold a Snap Election
Shinzo Abe has dissolved the lower house of Japan's Diet. Japan will head to the polls again on December 14, 2014.
It's Official: Japan Will Hold a Snap Election
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
Recession Returns to Japan
November 17, 2014
Recession Returns to Japan
Monday’s dismal figures put Japan on track for elections and a further tax delay.
Recession Returns to Japan
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