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Asian Economic Policy Review (Vol. 13 Issue 1)

Did Abenomics Succeed?

2018-01/23, Published

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Summary of this issue

 It has been 5 years since prime minister Abe introduced his economic policy “Abenomics” to lift out Japanese economy from a depressed situation and achieve its revitalization. Abenomics consists of three components: aggressive monetary policy, flexible fiscal policy and a growth strategy. This issue provides rigorous assessment of various aspects of Abenomics.

Articles in this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Takatoshi ITO (Columbia University)
 Kazumasa IWATA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)


Why Has Japan Failed to Escape from Deflation?
 Kota WATANABE (Canon Institute for Global Studies(CIGS))
 Tsutomu WATANABE (University of Tokyo)

Is Abe’s Fiscal Policy Ricardian? What Does the Fiscal Theory of Prices Mean for Japan?
 Takero DOI (Keio University)

Has Abe’s Womanomics Worked?
 Nobuko NAGASE (Ochanomizu University)

Abenomics and Japan’s Trade Policy in a New Era
 Mireya SOLIS (Brookings Institution)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)

Political Economy of Agricultural Reform in Japan under Abe’s Administration
 Masayoshi HONMA (Seinan Gakuin University)
 Aurelia GEORGE MULGAN (University of New South Wales)

Has Abenomics Succeeded in Raising Japan’s Inward Foreign Direct Investment?
 Takeo HOSHI (Stanford University)

Takatoshi Ito: Professor, Columbia University
Kazumasa Iwata: President, Japan Center for Economic Research
Shujiro Urata: Professor, Waseda University

Managing Editor
Colin McKenzie: Professor, Keio University

Founding Editor
Akira Kojima: Advisor, Japan Center for Economic Research

Associate Editors
Mohamed Ariff (Malaysia): Professor, International Center for Education in Islamic Finance
Muhammad Chatib Basri (Indonesia): Senior Lecturer, University of Indonesia
Hal Hill (Australia): Professor, Australian National University
Yiping Huang (China): Professor, Peking University
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea): Professor, Korea University
Marcus Noland (USA): Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand): Distinguished Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute
Akihiko Tanaka (Japan): President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)