Japan : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 28, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper describes determinants of Japan’s productivity growth, reform outputs, and speculation on future potential growth. It investigates the macroeconomic implications of alternative fiscal strategies; examines the issues surrounding the Bank of Japan’s understanding of price stability and monetary policy; examines the impact of Japan’s inflation and price developments; and describes the reengagement of Japanese banks with the rest of Asia for maintaining financial and macroeconomic stability in both Japan and in the other Asian countries.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/276

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 28, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451820683/1934-7685

Stock No:

1JPNEA2006003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

55

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