Japan Center for Economic Research
Last Updated Sep 16, 2014
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World Business Climate Index New!

July: World Climate "rainy" for three months straight--The US and EU hit standstill, while Russia becomes "stormy" (16/Sept/14)

Asian Economic Policy Review(AEPR) New!

Vol.9 Issue2
China's Interaciton Impact on the Rest of the World

ESP Forecast New!

September Survey: Weak Consumption Cuts FY2014 Growth Outlook to 0.48% (5/Sep/14)

Japanese Economy Update by Jun Saito New!

Secular Stagnation: Its relevance to Japan (2/September/14)

Short-term Forecast New!

No.159 Quarterly Forecast of the Japanese Economy [2014/7-9---2016/1-3] (22/Aug/14)
Summary added on September 2, 2014.

Asia Research Report

The ASEAN Economy and the Middle-Income Trap (12/Jun/14)

Joint Proposals: Tokyo Financial City Vision

Vitalizing Japan' s Financial and Capital Markets as a Pillar to the New Growth Strategy (16/May/14)
Outline / Joint Proposals

Discussion Paper

Differentiated Use of Small Business Credit Scoring by Relationship Lenders and Transactional Lenders: Evidence from Firm-Bank Matched Data in Japan >
Arito Ono, Ryo Hasumi, Hideaki Hirata (17/Apr/14)

Medium Term Forecast

40th Medium Term Forecast for the Japanese Economy: 2013-2025 (Full text) (16/Apr/14)
Our macroeconomic outlook was posted on Discuss Japan (27/Mar/14)

Vision 2050

Maintain Position as a First-tier Nation (Updated 8/Apr/14, Summary added)
--World Economic Map in 2050
--Establish National Targets to Stabilize Population Decline

Speech by Dr. Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

"The U.S. Economy Five Years after the Crisis" (2/Apr/14)


The AEPR aims to become an intellectual voice on the current issues of international economics and economic policy based on comprehensive and in-depth analyses, with a primary focus on Asia.

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