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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?

Reviving the Japanese Economy

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?

Sep, 22
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....

Introducing the Japan Restoration Party

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….

Sep, 12
Japanese Debt is under the spotlight again in a new NBER paper by Hoshi Takeo and Ito Takatoshi. We see why Japanese Debt defies the market.

Japanese Debt; Defying Gravity as well as time

Japanese Debt is under the spotlight again in a new NBER paper by Hoshi Takeo and Ito Takatoshi. We see why Japanese Debt defies the market.

Aug, 18

Howard Stringer and Sony

Howard Stringer Sony’s re-birth questioned For those who have been reading the weekend papers you cannot help but of noticed the ‘Lunch with the FT’ feature on Howard Stringer… I don’t know what is worse; […]

Aug, 04

Japanese M&A rises

Someone figured out that Japanese M&A is on the Up! Goodness Gracious Me! Someone in the FT actually figured out what was going on (link)! What is the name of this madness!? Next thing you […]

Jun, 07

About Suzuki Naomichi

Mr Suzuki Naomichi has caught the attention of the world’s media and with it my curiosity about his life and upbringing. Following from my previous people in the news: I decided, once again down to […]

Apr, 29

ex Olympus Michael Woodford’s new book

The ex Olympus chairman Michael Woodford has written a book chronicling his tussle with the board in Japanese. Entitled 解任 or “terminated”. So how does the new book stand? Is it a one-sided tale or […]

Apr, 12

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