Japan's Lost Decade : Policies for Economic Revival

Author/Editor: Tim Callen ; Jonathan David Ostry
Publication Date: February 13, 2003
Summary: Japan’s weak economic performance in the 1990s has had implications not only for its own people, but for the world economy more generally, given Japan’s importance as a trading partner and supplier of capital. Therefore, it is essential that Japan unlock its growth potential. The IMF has worked with the Japanese authorities to identify the policies needed to bring Japan’s economy out of its recent slump. This book contributes to this ongoing debate, whose major topics include the need for an integrated policy strategy based on the decisive restructuring of the banking and corporate sectors, combined with macroeconomic policies designed to bring an end to deflation.
Subject(s): Economic recession | Economic recovery

Publication Date: February 13, 2003
ISBN/ISSN: 9781589061873 Format: Paper
Stock No: JLDPEA Pages: 279
US$28.00 (Academic Rate:
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