Japan Center for Economic Research
Last Updated July 15, 2014
What's New
World Business Climate Index New!

May : Weak NIEs and China indices turn Asia "stormy" for the first time since July 2009 (15/July/14)

ESP Forecast New!

July Survey: Outlook for Q3 Real Growth is up to 2.65% (10/July/14)

Japanese Economy Update by Jun Saito New!

Labor Market Tightens: But won't be a Ceiling for Growth (4/July/14)

Asia Research Report New!

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

Short-term Forecast

No.158 Quarterly Forecast of the Japanese Economy [2014/4-6---2016/1-3] (23/May/14)
Summary added on June 3, 2014.

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

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

Three Barriers on the Road to Prosperity (31/May/13)

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

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

Japan Financial Report

Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing Effects and Associated Risks (13/Dec/13)

Global Social Responsibility (GSR) Research

GSR Report 2012 (15/Apr/13)

Discussion Paper

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

European Monetary Integration and Sovereign Debt Crisis
Jun Saito (9/Apr/13)

Central Bank Balance Sheets Expansion: Japan's Experience
Kazumasa Iwata and Shinji Takenaka (31/Jan/12)

Strategy switching in the Japanese stock market
Ryuichi Yamamoto and Hideaki Hirata (01/Feb/12)

Belief changes and expectation heterogeneity in buy- and sell-side professionals in the Japanese stock market
Ryuichi Yamamoto and Hideaki Hirata (01/Feb/12)


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