Japan Center for Economic Research
Last Updated Oct 24, 2014
What's New
Pan Asia-Pacific conference on "Social Security in Aging Asia" New!

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)

World Business Climate Index New!

August: World Climate "rainy" for four months straight--Business climate in the US, EU and China worsen, while production in Asia recovers (15/Oct/14)

ESP Forecast New!

October Survey: Economists reduce FY2014 Real Growth Outlook to 0.34%: Increased risk of recession (9/Oct/14)

Japanese Economy Update by Jun Saito New!

Current Economic Situation: An Assessment (7/October/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

Short-term Forecast

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


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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