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Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms in Asian Pension Systems?

Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms in Asian Pension Systems? »

Source: Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms in Asian Pension Systems?

Volume/Issue: 2016/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Csaba Feher , Jack Ree , Ikuo Saito , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560336

Keywords: Pensions, Pension reforms, Japan, Korea, Republic of, China, People's Republic of, China, Asia and Pacific, Asia, Retirement, Pension System Reform

Automatic adjustment mechanisms (AAMs)-rules ensuring that certain characteristics of a pension system respond to demographic, macroeconomic and financial developments, in a predetermined fashion and without the ne...

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries1

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries1 »

Source: Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Jiro Honda , and Hiroaki Miyamoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484390054

Keywords: Italy, Japan, Germany, Europe, Canada, Asia and Pacific, France, United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere

Would countercyclical fiscal policy during recessions improve or worsen the gender employment gap? We give an answer to this question by exploring the state-dependent impact of fiscal spending shocks on employment...

Household Consumption in Japan - Role of Income and Asset Developments

Household Consumption in Japan - Role of Income and Asset Developments »

Source: Household Consumption in Japan - Role of Income and Asset Developments

Volume/Issue: 2017/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erkki Vihriälä

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475573084

Keywords: Disposable income, Household consumption, Assets, Japan, Liquidity, Income, Asia and Pacific, Regression analysis, consumption determinants, income and wealth

We study Japanese household consumption at a disaggregated level focusing on the role of income and asset dynamics. Stagnation of real per capita consumption is widespread acrosslabor market groups, age groups and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Japan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Japan »

Source: Japan : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2018/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386729

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population will dominate economic policy making in coming decades-impelling a fresh look at the objectives and tools of Abenomics. Six years of Abenomics have yielded some i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Japan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Japan »

Source: Japan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2017/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484313411

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific

Abenomics has improved economic conditions and engendered structural reforms but has not yet achieved a durable exit from deflation. The economy has expanded at a pace above potential the last five consecutive quar...

Japan
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Japan : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2018/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386729.002

ISBN: 9781484386729

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population will dominate economic policy making in coming decades-impelling a fresh look at the objectives and tools of Abenomics. Six years of Abenomics have yielded some i...

Japan
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Japan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2017/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484313411.002

ISBN: 9781484313411

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific

Abenomics has improved economic conditions and engendered structural reforms but has not yet achieved a durable exit from deflation. The economy has expanded at a pace above potential the last five consecutive quar...

Japan
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2017/282

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319710.002

ISBN: 9781484319710

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific

Banking regulations and supervisory processes have undergone significant improvements since the last Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). The Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) is in the process of refor...

Japan
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision

Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2017/281

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319697.002

ISBN: 9781484319697

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

The Japanese insurance sector is characterized by a mature market, high concentration, and the predominance of life insurance products with interest guarantees. The insurance sector represents 13 percent of total f...

Japan
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Long-Term Challenges for Financial Intermediation

Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Long-Term Challenges for Financial Intermediation »

Volume/Issue: 2017/283

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319741.002

ISBN: 9781484319741

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Sustained demographic change can have potentially significant effects on the economy and the financial system. Aging can affect financial intermediation through its effects on potential growth, on the term structur...