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Japan's Lost Decade : Origins, Consequences and Prospects for Recovery - Gary Saxonhouse

Japan's Lost Decade

Origins, Consequences and Prospects for Recovery

By: Gary Saxonhouse (Editor), Robert Stern (Editor)

Paperback Published: 5th March 2004
ISBN: 9781405119177
Number Of Pages: 132

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This volume explores the origins of Japan’s current economic crisis and assesses the country’s prospects for recovery.

  • An exploration of the origins and consequences of Japan’s current economic crisis.

  • Examines the collapse of the equity and real estate market bubbles in the late 1980s.

  • Analyses the failure of Japanese monetary and fiscal policies to reverse the ensuing economic decline.

  • Evaluates unorthodox options available to policy makers that might enable Japan to recover from its ‘lost decade’.

  • Suggests that Japan’s prospects for economic recovery are still uncertain.

The Bubble and the Lost Decade
Retrospective on the Bubble Period and its Relationship to Developments in the 1990s
Why Does the Problem Persist? 'Rational Rigidity' and the Plight of Japanese Banks
Japan's Fiscal Policies in the 1990s
Japan's Negative Risk Premium in Interest Rates
The Liquidity Trap and the Fall in Bank Lending
Japan's Lost Decade and its Financial System
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ISBN: 9781405119177
ISBN-10: 1405119179
Series: World Economy Special Issues
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 132
Published: 5th March 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.0  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.26

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