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Japan and the IMF
Updated October 16, 2014

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August 04, 2014 -- Japan’s Corporate Income Tax: Facts, Issues and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Ruud A. de Mooij | Ikuo Saito
Series: Working Paper No. 14/138
August 04, 2014 -- Is Japan’s Population Aging Deflationary?
Author/Editor: Derek Anderson | Dennis P. J. Botman | Ben Hunt
Series: Working Paper No. 14/139
August 04, 2014 -- Unstash the Cash! Corporate Governance Reform in Japan
Author/Editor: Chie Aoyagi | Giovanni Ganelli
Series: Working Paper No. 14/140
August 04, 2014 -- Balance Sheet Repair and Corporate Investment in Japan
Author/Editor: Joong Shik Kang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/141
August 04, 2014 -- Health Spending in Japan: Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Masahiro Nozaki | Kenichiro Kashiwase | Ikuo Saito
Series: Working Paper No. 14/142
April 03, 2014 -- Safe-Haven Korea? - Spillover Effects from UMPs
Author/Editor: Jack Ree | Seoeun Choi
Series: Working Paper No. 14/53
November 22, 2013 -- Cross-border Activity of Japanese Banks
Author/Editor: Raphael W. Lam
Series: Working Paper No. 13/235
November 06, 2013 -- The Curious Case of the Yen as a Safe Haven Currency: A Forensic Analysis
Author/Editor: Dennis P. J. Botman | Irineu E. Carvalho Filho | Raphael W. Lam
Series: Working Paper No. 13/228
October 18, 2013 -- Outlook for Interest Rates and Japanese Banks’ Risk Exposures under Abenomics
Author/Editor: Serkan Arslanalp | Raphael W. Lam
Series: Working Paper No. 13/213
October 03, 2013 -- Territorial vs. Worldwide Corporate Taxation: Implications for Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Thornton Matheson | Victoria J. Perry | Chandara Veung
Series: Working Paper No. 13/205
October 01, 2013 -- The Path to Higher Growth: Does Revamping Japan’s Dual Labor Market Matter?
Author/Editor: Chie Aoyagi | Giovanni Ganelli
Series: Working Paper No. 13/202
September 17, 2013 -- Is Labor Market Mismatch a Big Deal in Japan?
Author/Editor: Ippei Shibata
Series: Working Paper No. 13/196
September 06, 2013 -- Shock from Graying: Is the Demographic Shift Weakening Monetary Policy Effectiveness
Author/Editor: Patrick A. Imam
Series: Working Paper No. 13/191
August 05, 2013 -- Japan: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/253
August 05, 2013 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/254
December 20, 2012 -- Global Bonding: Do U.S. Bond and Equity Spillovers Dominate Global Financial Markets?
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim | Bui, Trung
Series: Working Paper No. 12/298
December 11, 2012 -- What Role Can Financial Policies Play in Revitalizing SMEs in Japan?
Author/Editor: Lam, Raphael | Shin, Jongsoon
Series: Working Paper No. 12/291
December 04, 2012 -- Pension Reforms in Japan
Author/Editor: Kashiwase, Kenichiro | Nozaki, Masahiro | Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 12/285
October 15, 2012 -- Can Women Save Japan?
Author/Editor: Steinberg, Chad | Nakane, Masato
Series: Working Paper No. 12/248
Notes: Also available in Japanese
September 26, 2012 -- Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation
Author/Editor: Elliott, Douglas | Santos, Andre
Series: Working Paper No. 12/233
September 07, 2012 -- Japan: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Technical Note on Credit Intermediation
Series: Country Report No. 12/262
September 07, 2012 -- Japan: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Technical Note on Financial System Spillovers - An Analysis of Potential Channels
Series: Country Report No. 12/263
August 10, 2012 -- Japan: Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance
Series: Country Report No. 12/228
August 10, 2012 -- Japan: Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs) - Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 12/229
August 10, 2012 -- Japan: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation - Detailed Assessment of Implementation
Series: Country Report No. 12/230
August 10, 2012 -- Japan: Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision - Detailed Assessment of Compliance
Series: Country Report No. 12/231
August 01, 2012 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/209
August 01, 2012 -- Japan: Financial Sector Stability Assessment Update
Series: Country Report No. 12/210
August 01, 2012 -- Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan
Author/Editor: Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 12/197
July 01, 2012 -- Japan out of the Lost Decade: Divine Wind or Firms’ Effort?
Author/Editor: Ogawa, Kazuo | Saito, Mika | Tokutsu, Ichiro
Series: Working Paper No. 12/171
July 01, 2012 -- Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan
Author/Editor: Batini, Nicoletta | Callegari, Giovanni | Melina, Giovanni
Series: Working Paper No. 12/190
January 01, 2012 -- Bank of Japan’s Quantitative and Credit Easing: Are They Now More Effective?
Author/Editor: Berkmen, Pelin
Series: Working Paper No. 12/2
December 01, 2011 -- Assessing the Risks to the Japanese Government Bond (JGB) Market
Author/Editor: Lam, Raphael W. | Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 11/292
November 01, 2011 -- Bank of Japan’s Monetary Easing Measures: Are They Powerful and Comprehensive?
Author/Editor: Lam, W. Raphael
Series: Working Paper No. 11/264
July 19, 2011 -- Japan - Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/182
July 19, 2011 -- Japan: Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/183
June 16, 2011 -- Raising the Consumption Tax in Japan: Why, When, How?
Author/Editor: Kang, Kenneth | Keen, Michael | Pradhan, Mahmood | Mooij, Ruud A.
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 11/13
January 01, 2011 -- The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reforms on Growth in Japan
Author/Editor: Berkmen, Pelin
Series: Working Paper No. 11/13
January 01, 2011 -- To Fire or to Hoard? Explaining Japan’s Labor Market Response in the Great Recession
Author/Editor: Nakane, Masato | Steinberg, Chad
Series: Working Paper No. 11/15
December 01, 2010 -- Transforming China: Insights from the Japanese Experience of the 1980s
Author/Editor: N'Diaye, Papa M'B. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 10/284
December 01, 2010 -- Rebalancing in Japan: The Role of Private Consumption
Author/Editor: Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 10/293
December 01, 2010 -- Japan’s Quest for Growth: Exploring the Role of Capital and Innovation
Author/Editor: Syed, Murtaza H. | Lee, Jinsook
Series: Working Paper No. 10/294
July 14, 2010 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 10/212
June 01, 2010 -- Currency Hedging for International Portfolios
Author/Editor: Schmittmann, Jochen M.
Series: Working Paper No. 10/151
May 01, 2010 -- Managing the Exit: Lessons from Japan's Reversal of Unconventional Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Syed, Murtaza H. | Yamaoka, Hiromi
Series: Working Paper No. 10/114
April 01, 2010 -- Public Investment as a Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence from Japan's Regional Spending During the 1990s
Author/Editor: Bruckner, Markus | Tuladhar, Anita
Series: Working Paper No. 10/110
January 01, 2010 -- The Outlook for Financing Japan’s Public Debt
Author/Editor: Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 10/19
December 01, 2009 -- “Lost Decade” in Translation:What Japan’s Crisis could Portend about Recovery from the Great Recession
Author/Editor: Syed, Murtaza H. | Kang, Kenneth | Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 09/282
October 01, 2009 -- Monetary Policy and the Lost Decade: Lessons from Japan
Author/Editor: Leigh, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 09/232
September 01, 2009 -- Constructing Forecast Confidence Bands During the Financial Crisis
Author/Editor: Chen, Huigang | Clinton, Kevin | Johnson, Marianne | Kamenik, Ondra | Laxton, Douglas
Series: Working Paper No. 09/214
July 15, 2009 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/211
May 01, 2009 -- Why Are Japanese Wages So Sluggish?
Author/Editor: Sommer, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 09/97
March 25, 2009 -- Japan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 09/101
March 18, 2009 -- Why Has Japan Been Hit So Hard by the Global Recession?
Author/Editor: Sommer, Martin
Series: Staff Position Note No. 2009/05
March 01, 2009 -- Global Imbalances: The Role of Non-TradableTotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies
Author/Editor: Cova, Pietro | Pisani, Massimiliano | Batini, Nicoletta | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 09/63
January 01, 2009 -- Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc: An Analysis of Currency Arrangements in East Asia
Author/Editor: Shirono, Kazuko
Series: Working Paper No. 09/3
January 01, 2009 -- Does Global Liquidity Matter for Monetary Policy in the Euro Area?
Author/Editor: Berger, Helge | Harjes, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 09/17
December 01, 2008 -- A Small Quarterly Multi-Country Projection Model
Author/Editor: Juillard, Michel | Laxton, Douglas | Carabenciov, Ioan | Ermolaev, Igor | Freedman, Charles | Korshunov, Dmitry | Laxton, Jared | Kamenik, Ondra
Series: Working Paper No. 08/279
December 01, 2008 -- A Small Quarterly Multi-Country Projection Model with Financial-Real Linkages and Oil Prices
Author/Editor: Carabenciov, Ioan | Ermolaev, Igor | Freedman, Charles | Juillard, Michel | Kamenik, Ondra | Korshunov, Dmitry | Laxton, Douglas | Laxton, Jared
Series: Working Paper No. 08/280
November 04, 2008 -- Japan's Economic Revival: Policy Challenges in a Globalized World
Author/Editor: Citrin, Daniel | Zanello, Alessandro
October 09, 2008 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2008
Series: 2008
July 29, 2008 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/254
March 01, 2008 -- Analysis of the Efficiency and Profitability of the Japanese Banking System
Author/Editor: Loukoianova, Elena
Series: Working Paper No. 08/63
March 01, 2008 -- Japan's Corporate Income Tax - Overview and Challenges
Author/Editor: Dalsgaard, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 08/70
August 20, 2007 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2007
August 06, 2007 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/281
July 01, 2007 -- Foreign Entanglements: Estimating the Source and Size of Spillovers Across Industrial Countries
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim | Swiston, Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 07/182
February 01, 2007 -- Strategies for Fiscal Consolidation in Japan
Author/Editor: Botman, Dennis P. J. | Edison, Hali J. | N'Diaye, Papa M'B. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 07/37
August 28, 2006 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2006
July 28, 2006 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/276
July 13, 2006 -- Tackling Japan's Fiscal Challenges: Strategies to Cope with High Public Debt and Population Aging
Author/Editor: Kaizuka, Keimeir | Krueger, Anne O.
March 17, 2006 -- Japan: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)
Series: Country Report No. 06/115
March 02, 2006 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2005
February 01, 2006 -- Does Inflation in China Affect the United States and Japan?
Author/Editor: Feyzioglu, Tarhan | Willard, Luke
Series: Working Paper No. 06/36
February 01, 2006 -- How Different Is the Cyclical Behavior of Home Production Across Countries?
Author/Editor: Blankenau, William | Kose, M. Ayhan
Series: Working Paper No. 06/46
January 01, 2006 -- The Global Impact of Demographic Change
Author/Editor: Batini, Nicoletta | Callen, Tim | McKibbin, Warwick J.
Series: Working Paper No. 06/9
November 01, 2005 -- The Domestic and Global Impact of Japan's Policies for Growth
Author/Editor: Batini, Nicoletta | Rebucci, Alessandro | N'Diaye, Papa M'B. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/209
August 08, 2005 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/272
August 01, 2005 -- Deposit Insurance Regulatory Forbearance and Economic Growth: Implications for the Japanese Banking Crisis
Author/Editor: Dekle, Robert | Kletzer, Kenneth
Series: Working Paper No. 05/169
July 10, 2005 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2004
April 01, 2005 -- Does Excess Liquidity Pose a Threat in Japan?
Author/Editor: Eggertsson, Gauti B. | Ostry, Jonathan David | International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 05/5
April 01, 2005 -- A Post-Reflation Monetary Framework for Japan
Author/Editor: Stone, Mark R. | Kramer, Charles Frederick
Series: Working Paper No. 05/73
January 01, 2005 -- Stock Market Liquidity and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from Japan
Author/Editor: Choi, Woon Gyu | Cook, David
Series: Working Paper No. 05/6
August 13, 2004 -- Japan: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update
Series: Country Report No. 04/262
August 11, 2004 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/247
July 02, 2004 -- Japan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--FATF Recommendationsfor Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 04/187
May 01, 2004 -- Japan's Distressed Debt Market
Author/Editor: Ohashi, Kazunari | Singh, Manmohan
Series: Working Paper No. 04/86
March 22, 2004 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA) -- Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003
November 01, 2003 -- Understanding the Costs of Deflation in the Japanese Context
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 03/215
November 01, 2003 -- Greater Monetary Policy Transparency for the G3: Lessons from Full-Fledged Inflation Targeters
Author/Editor: Stone, Mark R.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/218
October 01, 2003 -- Macro Effects of Corporate Restructuring in Japan
Author/Editor: Kim, Se-Jik
Series: Working Paper No. 03/203
September 25, 2003 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report Fiscal Year 2002
September 05, 2003 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/282
September 05, 2003 -- Japan: Financial System Stability Assessment and Supplementary Information
Series: Country Report No. 03/287
July 01, 2003 -- The Efficiency of the Japanese Equity Market
Author/Editor: Nagayasu, Jun
Series: Working Paper No. 03/142
February 13, 2003 -- Japan's Lost Decade: Policies for Economic Revival
Author/Editor: Callen, Tim | Ostry, Jonathan David
September 01, 2002 -- Asian Flu or Wall Street Virus? Price and Volatility Spillovers of the Tech and Non-Tech Sectors in the United States and Asia
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A. | Ivaschenko, Iryna V.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/154
August 01, 2002 -- Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries
Author/Editor: Chinn, Menzie David | Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 02/130
August 01, 2002 -- Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries
Author/Editor: Chinn, Menzie David | Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 02/130
June 01, 2002 -- Structural Balances and All That: Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 02/101
June 01, 2002 -- Structural Balances and All That: Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 02/101
March 15, 2002 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report 2001
March 15, 2002 -- Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA)--Annual Report 2001
December 13, 2001 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/220
December 13, 2001 -- Japan: Economic and Policy Developments
Series: Country Report No. 01/221
December 13, 2001 -- Japan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/220
December 13, 2001 -- Japan: Economic and Policy Developments
Series: Country Report No. 01/221
December 01, 2001 -- Exchange Rates and Capital Flows
Author/Editor: Brooks, Robin | Edison, Hali J. | Kumar, Manmohan S. | Sløk, Torsten
Series: Working Paper No. 01/190
December 01, 2001 -- Corporate Restructuring in Japan: An Event-Study Analysis
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/202
December 01, 2001 -- Exchange Rates and Capital Flows
Author/Editor: Brooks, Robin | Edison, Hali J. | Kumar, Manmohan S. | Sløk, Torsten
Series: Working Paper No. 01/190
December 01, 2001 -- Corporate Restructuring in Japan: An Event-Study Analysis
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/202
November 01, 2001 -- The Zero Interest Rate Floor (ZIF) and its Implications for Monetary Policy in Japan
Author/Editor: Hunt, Ben | Laxton, Douglas
Series: Working Paper No. 01/186
November 01, 2001 -- The Zero Interest Rate Floor (ZIF) and its Implications for Monetary Policy in Japan
Author/Editor: Hunt, Ben | Laxton, Douglas
Series: Working Paper No. 01/186
September 04, 2001 -- Japan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 01/156
September 04, 2001 -- Japan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 01/156
September 01, 2001 -- Policies and Prospects in Japan and The Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region
Author/Editor: Callen, Tim | McKibbin, Warwick J.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/131
September 01, 2001 -- Real Estate Market Developments and Financal Sector Soundness
Author/Editor: Hilbers, Paul Louis Ceriel | Lei, Qin | Zacho, Lisbeth
Series: Working Paper No. 01/129
September 01, 2001 -- Policies and Prospects in Japan and The Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region
Author/Editor: Callen, Tim | McKibbin, Warwick J.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/131
September 01, 2001 -- Real Estate Market Developments and Financal Sector Soundness
Author/Editor: Hilbers, Paul Louis Ceriel | Lei, Qin | Zacho, Lisbeth
Series: Working Paper No. 01/129
August 01, 2001 -- Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability
Author/Editor: Davis, E. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/115
August 01, 2001 -- Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability
Author/Editor: Davis, E. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/115
July 03, 2001 -- Annual Report: Japan Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities, Fiscal Year 2000
July 03, 2001 -- Annual Report: Japan Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities, Fiscal Year 2000
June 01, 2001 -- Modeling and Forecasting Inflation in Japan
Author/Editor: Sekine, Toshitaka
Series: Working Paper No. 01/82
June 01, 2001 -- Modeling and Forecasting Inflation in Japan
Author/Editor: Sekine, Toshitaka
Series: Working Paper No. 01/82
March 01, 2001 -- Population Aging in Japan: Demographic Shock and Fiscal Sustainability
Author/Editor: Mühleisen, Martin | Faruqee, Hamid
Series: Working Paper No. 01/40
November 02, 2000 -- Japan: Economic and Policy Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/143
November 02, 2000 -- Japan:Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/144
August 11, 2000 -- Japan: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/98
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/64.
August 01, 2000 -- Predictable Movements in Yen/DM Exchange Rates
Author/Editor: Kongsamut, Qingying
Series: Working Paper No. 00/143
June 01, 2000 -- The Yen-Dollar Rate - Have Interventions Mattered?
Author/Editor: Ramaswamy, Ramana | Samiei, Hossein
Series: Working Paper No. 00/95
March 09, 2000 -- Post-Bubble Blues: How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim | Collyns, Charles
January 01, 2000 -- The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990s - Sources and Lessons
Author/Editor: Kanaya, Akihiro | Woo, D.
Series: Working Paper No. 00/7
October 20, 1999 -- Japan: Economic and Policy Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/114
October 01, 1999 -- A Peek Inside the Black Box: The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Japan
Author/Editor: Morsink, James | Bayoumi, Tamim
Series: Working Paper No. 99/137
August 13, 1999 -- Japan - Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/83
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 99/75--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Japan.
August 01, 1999 -- Firm Investment and Balance-Sheet Problems in Japan
Author/Editor: Sekine, Toshitaka
Series: Working Paper No. 99/111
April 01, 1999 -- Japan's Stagnant Nineties - A Vector Autoregression Retrospective
Author/Editor: Ramaswamy, Ramana | Rendu, Christel
Series: Working Paper No. 99/45
March 01, 1999 -- Exchange Rate Movements and Tradable Goods Prices in East Asia - An Analysis Based on Japanese Customs Data, 1988-98
Author/Editor: Takagi, Shinji | Yoshida, Yushi
Series: Working Paper No. 99/31
January 01, 1999 -- In Search of "Capital Crunch" - Supply Factors Behind the Credit Slowdown in Japan
Author/Editor: Woo, D.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/3
January 01, 1999 -- The Morning After--Explaining the Slowdown in Japanese Growth in the 1990s'
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim A.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/13
December 01, 1998 -- Fixed-Income Markets in the United States, Europe, and Japan-Some Lessons for Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Schinasi, Garry J. | Smith, T. Todd
Series: Working Paper No. 98/173
November 04, 1998 -- Japan - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/113
June 09, 1998 -- Structural Change in Japan: Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Challenges
Author/Editor: Aghevli, Bijan B. | Bayoumi, Tamim | Meredith, Guy
June 01, 1998 -- Japanese Effective Exchange Rates and Determinants-Prices, Real Interest Rates, and Actual and Optimal Current Accounts
Author/Editor: Nagayasu, Jun
Series: Working Paper No. 98/86
October 31, 1997 -- Japan--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/90
October 31, 1997 -- Japan--Economic and Policy Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/91
September 01, 1997 -- Japan's Restrictive System of Trade and Payments - Operation, Effectiveness, and Liberalization, 1950-1964
Author/Editor: Takagi, Shinji
Series: Working Paper No. 97/111
August 01, 1997 -- Some Evidence on Exchange Rate Determination in Major Industrial Countries
Author/Editor: Johnston, R. B. | Sun, Yan
Series: Working Paper No. 97/98
August 01, 1997 -- Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim | Lipworth, Gabrielle
Series: Working Paper No. 97/103
November 07, 1996 -- Japan - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/114
November 01, 1996 -- Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations and the Business Cycle: Evidence from Japan
Author/Editor: Chadha, Bankim | Prasad, Eswar
Series: Working Paper No. 96/132
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 44, No. 3, September 1997.
October 01, 1996 -- Japan's Medium- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges
Author/Editor: Okamura, K.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/113
October 01, 1996 -- Race to the Center: Competition for the Nikkei 225 Futures Trade
Author/Editor: Ito, Takatoshi | Lin, Wen-Ling | Research Department
Series: Working Paper No. 96/117
September 10, 1996 -- Japan--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/90
September 01, 1996 -- Domestic, Foreign or Common Shocks?
Author/Editor: Fabrizio, Stefania | Lopez, J. Humberto
Series: Working Paper No. 96/107
December 01, 1995 -- Japan - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/115
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Japan was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Japan, or the Executive Board of the IMF. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material has been removed at the request of the member.
December 01, 1995 -- Japan - Background Papers
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/116
Notes: This background paper on Japan was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Japan, or the Executive Board of the IMF. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material has been removed at the request of the member.
November 01, 1995 -- Consumption Smoothing and Exchange Rate Volatility
Author/Editor: Turtelboom, Bart
Series: Working Paper No. 95/108
June 01, 1995 -- Asset Market and Balance of Payments Characteristics - An Eclectic Exchange Rate Model for the Dollar, Mark, and Yen
Author/Editor: MacDonald, Ronald
Series: Working Paper No. 95/55
June 01, 1995 -- Asset Market and Balance of Payments Characteristics - An Eclectic Exchange Rate Model for the Dollar, Mark, and Yen
Author/Editor: MacDonald, Ronald
Series: Working Paper No. 95/55
April 21, 1995 -- Saving Behavior and the Asset Price "Bubble" in Japan: Analytical Studies
Author/Editor: Baumgartner, Ulrich | Meredith, Guy
Series: Occasional Paper No. 124
Notes: Edited by Ulrich Baumgartner and Guy Meredith, with a staff team comprising Juha Kahkonen, Kenneth Miranda, Garry J. Schinasi, and Alexander W. Hoffmaister.
January 01, 1995 -- The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries: A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 95/9
January 01, 1995 -- The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries: A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 95/9
December 01, 1994 -- Asset Prices, Financial Liberalization, and the Process of Inflation in Japan
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W. | Schinasi, Garry J.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/153
December 01, 1994 -- Asset Prices, Financial Liberalization, and the Process of Inflation in Japan
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W. | Schinasi, Garry J.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/153
October 01, 1994 -- Consumption, Income, and International Capital Market Integration
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim A. | MacDonald, Ronald
Series: Working Paper No. 94/120
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
October 01, 1994 -- Consumption, Income, and International Capital Market Integration
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim A. | MacDonald, Ronald
Series: Working Paper No. 94/120
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
August 01, 1994 -- How Does Industrialization Affect the Structure of International Trade? The Japanese Experience in the Pacific Basin, 1975-85
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 94/95
Notes: Study based on actual trade data between Japan and Indonesia and between Japan and Korea.
August 01, 1994 -- Long-Run Determinants of the Real Exchange Rate - A Stock-Flow Perspective
Author/Editor: Faruqee, Hamid
Series: Working Paper No. 94/90
Notes: Study based on postwar data for the United States and Japan. Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 1, March 1995.
August 01, 1994 -- Cointegration of International Stock Market Indices
Author/Editor: Chou, Ray Yeu-Tien | Ng, Victor | Pi, Lynn K.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/94
August 01, 1994 -- How Does Industrialization Affect the Structure of International Trade? The Japanese Experience in the Pacific Basin, 1975-85
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 94/95
Notes: Study based on actual trade data between Japan and Indonesia and between Japan and Korea.
August 01, 1994 -- Long-Run Determinants of the Real Exchange Rate - A Stock-Flow Perspective
Author/Editor: Faruqee, Hamid
Series: Working Paper No. 94/90
Notes: Study based on postwar data for the United States and Japan. Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 1, March 1995.
May 01, 1994 -- Supply Pressure and the Export-Import Performance in the Japan-U.S. Bilateral Trade
Author/Editor: Onitsuka, Yusuke
Series: Working Paper No. 94/53
May 01, 1994 -- Supply Pressure and the Export-Import Performance in the Japan-U.S. Bilateral Trade
Author/Editor: Onitsuka, Yusuke
Series: Working Paper No. 94/53
April 01, 1994 -- The Internationalization of Yen and Key Currency Questions
Author/Editor: Iwami, Toru
Series: Working Paper No. 94/41
April 01, 1994 -- The Internationalization of Yen and Key Currency Questions
Author/Editor: Iwami, Toru
Series: Working Paper No. 94/41
March 30, 1994 -- The United States-Japan Current Account Imbalance: A Review
Author/Editor: Golub, Stephen S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/8
March 30, 1994 -- The United States-Japan Current Account Imbalance: A Review
Author/Editor: Golub, Stephen S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/8
March 01, 1994 -- The "Hard" SDR - An Exploratory Analysis
Author/Editor: Thakur, Subhash Madhav
Series: Working Paper No. 94/25
Notes: Construction and computation of a "hard SDR basket" is illustrated on a monthly basis for the period from July 1974 to July 1993. Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 3, September 1994.
March 01, 1994 -- An Overview of the Japanese Distribution System: The Case of the Automobile Industry
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 94/26
March 01, 1994 -- The "Hard" SDR - An Exploratory Analysis
Author/Editor: Thakur, Subhash Madhav
Series: Working Paper No. 94/25
Notes: Construction and computation of a "hard SDR basket" is illustrated on a monthly basis for the period from July 1974 to July 1993. Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 3, September 1994.
March 01, 1994 -- An Overview of the Japanese Distribution System: The Case of the Automobile Industry
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 94/26
January 01, 1994 -- Real Estate Price Inflation, Monetary Policy, and Expectations in the United States and Japan
Author/Editor: Samiei, Hossein | Schinasi, Garry J.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/12
January 01, 1994 -- Real Estate Price Inflation, Monetary Policy, and Expectations in the United States and Japan
Author/Editor: Samiei, Hossein | Schinasi, Garry J.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/12
November 01, 1993 -- Japanese Banks and the Asset Price "Bubble"
Author/Editor: Fries, Steven M.
Series: Working Paper No. 93/85
October 01, 1993 -- Asset Price Inflation in the 1980s - A Flow of Funds Perspective
Author/Editor: Hargraves, Monica | Schinasi, Garry J. | Weisbrod, Steven Riess
Series: Working Paper No. 93/77
June 01, 1993 -- Revisiting Japan's External Adjustment Since 1985
Author/Editor: Meredith, Guy
Series: Working Paper No. 93/52
April 01, 1993 -- Net Foreign Assets and International Adjustment: The United States, Japan, and Germany
Author/Editor: Masson, Paul R. | Kremers, Jeroen J. M. | Horne, Jocelyn
Series: Working Paper No. 93/33
August 25, 1992 -- Japanese Corporate Groups and Imports
Author/Editor: Citrin, Daniel
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 92/2
August 25, 1992 -- Japanese Corporate Groups and Imports
Author/Editor: Citrin, Daniel
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 92/2
August 01, 1992 -- Discretionary Monetary Policy Versus Rules - The Japanese Experience During 1986-91
Author/Editor: Meredith, Guy
Series: Working Paper No. 92/63
June 01, 1992 -- Bank Risk and the Declining Franchise Value of the Banking Systems in the United States and Japan
Author/Editor: Weisbrod, Steven Riess | Lee, Howard | Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
Series: Working Paper No. 92/45
January 15, 1992 -- The Internationalization of Currencies: An Appraisal of the Japanese Yen
Author/Editor: Tavlas, George S. | Ozeki, Yusuru
Series: Occasional Paper No. 90
January 01, 1991 -- The Japanese Yen as an International Currency
Author/Editor: Tavlas, George S. | Ozeki, Yusuru
Series: Working Paper No. 91/2