Japan Center for Economic Research
Last Updated Apr 15, 2015
What's New
World Business Climate Index New!

February: World climate "rainy" for ten months straight--EU climate "partly cloudy" for the first time since March 2011 (15/Apr/15)

ESP Forecast New!

April Survey :Real GDP Growth for 2015Q1 Revised Down to 2.26% - Pessimistic Inflation Projection (9/Apr/15)

Japanese Economy Update by Jun Saito New!

Wage Increase and Industrial Composition (3/April/15)

Medium Term Forecast New!

41st Medium-Term Forecast for the Japanese Economy: 2014-2025 (Revised Final Report) (31/Mar/15)

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

Short-term Forecast New!

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 New!

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

Japan Financial Report New!

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

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)

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

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

International Conference New!

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) New!

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

Asia Research Report New!

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

Joint Proposals: Tokyo Financial City Vision New!

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

Discussion Paper New!

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)

Janese Economy Update by Jun Saito

Wage Increase and Industrial Composition


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