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The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth,…
The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian…
The aging and declining population will have far-reaching impacts. Declining fertility rates will possibly increase immigration. The structure of family and society will inevitably change.
In this context, the current recovery in the Japanese economy is taking place in tandem with the growing interdependence with the rest of the world,…
In fact, the recent increase in intra-firm trading enables businesses to shift their activities across borders smoothly, thereby strengthening the response of economic activity to…
With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending unprofitable businesses and leave them existing.
They emphasize the viewpoint that the protracted economic stagnation in Japan derives from incomplete economic adjustments to significant changes in relative prices.
Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are…
The increased global linkages promote economic growth in the world through two key mechanisms: the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge.
The staff at the Institute will present an analysis on how asset price fluctuations and subsequent structural adjustments influence sustained economic growth, based on Japan’s…
Japan’s experience suggests the importance of assessing the sustainability of price stability over a fairly long period, which many central banks have emphasized in recent…
The aging and decreasing population is a serious problem in many developed countries today. In Japan’s case, these demographic changes are taking place at a…
During the past two decades, inflation has fallen to a low level in major industrial countries.
However, in spite of the general perception that monetary policy should be conducted so as to avert deflation, a central bank cannot lower interest rates…
Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating…
As the new endogenous growth theory suggests, TFP growth is closely related to accumulation of the intangible capitals, such as human capital and research and…
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