Japan Center for Economic Research
Last Updated Oct 2, 2014
What's New
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 ConferenceNew!

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)

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


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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