Japan : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

November 7, 1996

Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Japan’s medium- and long-term fiscal challenges. It discusses the initiatives that will be necessary to cope with Japan’s medium- and long-term fiscal challenges. It describes medium- and long-term projections of the fiscal position, and assesses the size of the consolidation measures needed to restore long-term fiscal sustainability. The paper explores possible options for consolidation and offers a representative package of such measures. The paper also describes the projected baseline path for the long-term fiscal balance, incorporating the long-term pension reform plan formulated in 1994.

Series:

Country Report No. 96/114

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 7, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451820522/1934-7685

Stock No:

1JPNEA0021996

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

210

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