Japan Center for Economic Research
Last Updated Mar 26, 2015
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Vision 2050 New!

60% Reduction in CO2 Emissions by 2050 Relative to 2005 is Achievable (26/Mar/15)
--30% reduction --matching U.S. Target--by 2030
--Japan must lead international debate on the prevention of global warming

World Business Climate Index

January: World climate "rainy" for nine months straight--Strong consumption contributes to improvements in EU, while US economy stalls (16/Mar/15)

ESP Forecast

March Survey : Nominal GDP Growth Projection for FY2015 at 2.80% with Lower Inflation (6/Mar/15)

Japanese Economy Update by Jun Saito

Tertiary Education in Japan: How it Looks Globally (6/Mar/15)

Short-term Forecast

No.161 Quarterly Forecast of the Japanese Economy [2015/1-3---2017/1-3] (25/Feb/15)
Summary added on March 5, 2015.

Short-term Forecast for China and four major Southeast Asian economies

Indonesia, Philippines economies expected to grow 6%(29/Jan/15)

JCER English Seminar

Japan's Economic Prospects :8 lectures from April in FY2015(27/Jan/15)

Japan Financial Report

"Regional Finance in an Age of Population Decline"
"Plunge in New Housing Starts Means Existing Homes Market Expansion Is Key"

Medium Term Forecast

41st Medium-Term Forecast for the Japanese Economy: 2014-2025 (Summary) (18/Dec/14)

Pan Asia-Pacific conference on "Social Security in Aging Asia"

The conference was held as part of a series of biannual meetings to publish the "Asian Economic Policy Review" . About 25 top-level scholars and experts discussed the region's important challenges. It is reported in the media. The proposed working papers are found here.(24/Oct/14)

Speech by Dr. Simon Potter,Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

"Implementation of Open Market Operations in a Time of Transition" (25/Sep/14)

International Conference

An international conference entitled "Abenomics - stock-taking and lessons for the EU" is held on Oct. 8th, by Bruegel, a European think tank located in Brussels. President of JCER, Mr. Kazumasa Iwata attends this conference as a speaker. (25/Sep/14)

Asian Economic Policy Review(AEPR)

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

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)


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