Long time, no see, miss me much? Here is my wrap of 2012 and my opener for 2013. What’s ahead?
We give you ten questions that policymakers should be asking to help them fix their own economy. Is anybody doing it?
We show the latest Rail Traffic data and talk about what this upward momentum means for the economy. Is this good news? We think so.
I examine the idea of the importance of history. Is History devoid of lessons? Or should we attach more importance to it?
We look at ways Hoshi and Kashyap suggest on reviving the Japanese economy. We Review and comment on the NIRA paper. Can Japan be saved? Can the government help?
Well the Japan Restoration Party (日本維新の会) has finally been announced. A rough translation of a Nikkei article on what happened at the party. Apparently, some friendly MPs came! From differing parties….
Does Economic Stimulus really deliver? We look at the latest jobs report from the US and argue that we don’t economic stimulus, we need a legal stimulus.