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Asian Economic Forecasts: 2017-2030 New!

Digital Asia 5.0 - Innovation changes economic power relationships (Summary) (12/Dec/17)
The forecast was carried in the Nikkei Asian Review

Japanese Economy Update by Jun Saito New!

Widening of Inequality in Japan: Its Implications (11/Dec/17)

Recession Indicator New!

October: The Recession Indicator rose to 5.6% (8/Dec/17)

JCER Monthly GDP Estimate

Japan's GDP ticked up in October on strong exports: JCER (5/Dec/17)

Japan Financial Research

Another Comprehensive Assessment of QQE (27/Nov/17)

Medium Term Forecast

The 44th Medium-Term Economic Forecast for the Japanese Economy: FY2017-FY2030 (Baseline scenario) No Buds for Growth Found in the Japanese Economy--Labor Share Remains Low, No Investment Acceleration (21/Nov/17)

ESP forecast

Forecasters Predict Real GDP Growth at 1.50% for 3rd Quarter 2017(9/Nov/17)

Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR)

The 26th conference of Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR) was held in Tokyo on Oct 21, 2017 and the issues on "Changing Global Financial and Trading Systems and Asia" were discussed. The working papers are here. (23/Oct/17)

The new report analyzes geopolitical changes in Northeast Asia, relations between North and South Korea and other countries, and the ways to get through this critical moment. The report is an outcome of JCER's special project last year, which leading experts on the issues joined from Japan, US, Russia, China and South Korea.(13/Oct/17)

JCER/Nikkei Consensus Survey on Asian Economies

"ASEAN5 Outlook Up as Exports Drive Growth" (11/Oct/17)
Economists revised their 2017 growth forecast upward except India's temporary slowdown. Diverse concerns as Trump risks muted. The article of the survey on the Nikkei Asian Review is from here.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Japan

Japan's Non-Manufacturing Sector Must Seek to Utilize AI & IoT Technologies
---Breaking Away from Existing Operations is Crucial

JCER's revised short-term forecast for China and four major Southeast Asian countries was carried in the Nikkei Asian Review. (29/Aug/17)

Lecture by Dr. Mireya Solís of the Brookings Institution at JCER

Dilemmas of a Trading Nation: Japan and the United States in the Evolving Asia-Pacific Orderpdf(28/Jul/17)

Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR)

The July 2017 issue of AEPR (Vol. 12, Issue 2) on "China's Financial Transformation" was published. Visit here for more information. (25/Jul/17)

Public Financial Burden of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Accident Cleanup Costs May Rise to 50-70 Trillion Yen
--It's Time to Examine legal liquidation of TEPCO
--Higher Transparency is Needed for the Reasons to Maintaining Nuclear Power

"Global Leadership Award" was presented to US Vice President

The Mt. Fuji Dialogue, an intellectual exchange program co-organized by JCER and the Japan Institute of International Affairs, presented the Global Leadership Award to His Excellency Michael R. Pence, the 48th Vice President of the United States.Our statement is here.(19/Apr/17)

'Toward a Greater Alliance'

A Policy Proposal of the Mt. Fuji Dialogue Special Task Force (5/Apr/17)

The articles were carried in the "Discuss Japan" web magazine.

• The Bank of Japan Can Continue Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing for Only Two More Years: The Adoption of Negative Interest Rates Is Proposed
——Eliminating the Zero Lower Bound is Crucial

by IWATA Kazumasa, President of the Japan Center for Economic Research
• Interview: Preventing Deflationary Pressure from Flaring Up Again
—— Investors Placing Funds in Assets Other Than Government Bonds

by IWATA Kazumasa, President of the Japan Center for Economic Research (5/Jun/16)

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