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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Japan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Japan »

Source: Japan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2020/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529394

Keywords: External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, reflation, structural reform, percent of GDP

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population has become central to macroeconomic policies and outcomes. Abenomics-now entering its seventh year-has eased financial conditions, reduced the fiscal deficit, and...

Japan
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Japan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2020/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529394.002

ISBN: 9781513529394

Keywords: External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, reflation, structural reform, percent of GDP

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population has become central to macroeconomic policies and outcomes. Abenomics-now entering its seventh year-has eased financial conditions, reduced the fiscal deficit, and...

Japan
			: Selected Issues

Japan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529424.002

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Japan: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan »

Source: Japan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2020/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529394

Keywords: External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, reflation, structural reform, percent of GDP

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population has become central to macroeconomic policies and outcomes. Abenomics-now entering its seventh year-has eased financial conditions, reduced the fiscal deficit, and...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529424

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, Production, ISCR, CR, reflation, Cashin, inflation target

Selected Issues...

Japan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Japan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Japan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2020/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529394

Keywords: External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, reflation, structural reform, percent of GDP

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population has become central to macroeconomic policies and outcomes. Abenomics-now entering its seventh year-has eased financial conditions, reduced the fiscal deficit, and...

Statement by Takuji Tanaka, Executive Director for Japan, Ken Chikada, Alternate Executive Director, and Koki Harada, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director January 30, 2020

Statement by Takuji Tanaka, Executive Director for Japan, Ken Chikada, Alternate Executive Director, and Koki Harada, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director January 30, 2020 »

Source: Japan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2020/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529394

Keywords: External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, reflation, structural reform, percent of GDP

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population has become central to macroeconomic policies and outcomes. Abenomics-now entering its seventh year-has eased financial conditions, reduced the fiscal deficit, and...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative January 30, 2020

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative January 30, 2020 »

Source: Japan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Japan

Volume/Issue: 2020/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529394

Keywords: External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, reflation, structural reform, percent of GDP

The rapid aging and shrinking of Japan's population has become central to macroeconomic policies and outcomes. Abenomics-now entering its seventh year-has eased financial conditions, reduced the fiscal deficit, and...

Network Determinants of Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition Decisions

Network Determinants of Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition Decisions »

Volume/Issue: 2019/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tatiana Didier , Sebastian Herrador , and Magali Pinat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512556.001

ISBN: 9781513512556

Keywords: Comparative advantage, Patterns of trade, Bilateral trade, Trade finance, Economic growth, Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition, Networks, Informational Effect, WP, ERGM

This paper assesses whether cross-border M&A decisions exhibit network effects. We estimate exponential random graph models (ERGM) and temporal exponential random graph models (TERGM) to evaluate the determinants o...

Network Determinants of Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition Decisions

Network Determinants of Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition Decisions »

Source: Network Determinants of Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2019/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tatiana Didier , Sebastian Herrador , and Magali Pinat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513512556

Keywords: Comparative advantage, Patterns of trade, Bilateral trade, Trade finance, Economic growth, Cross-Border Merger and Acquisition, Networks, Informational Effect, WP, ERGM

This paper assesses whether cross-border M&A decisions exhibit network effects. We estimate exponential random graph models (ERGM) and temporal exponential random graph models (TERGM) to evaluate the determinants o...

Guilt, Gender, and Work-Life Balance in Japan: A Choice Experiment1

Guilt, Gender, and Work-Life Balance in Japan: A Choice Experiment1 »

Source: Guilt, Gender, and Work-Life Balance in Japan: A Choice Experiment

Volume/Issue: 2019/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , and Alistair Munro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513515342

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Minimum wages, Nonmetropolitan areas, Labor supply, Labor productivity, Work-life balance, discrete choice experiment, labor market reform, guilt, Japan

The quantification of how aspects of a job are valued by employees sheds light on the potential for labor market reform in Japan. Using a nationwide sample of 1,046 working-age adults, we conduct a choice experimen...

Guilt, Gender, and Work-Life Balance in Japan: A Choice Experiment

Guilt, Gender, and Work-Life Balance in Japan: A Choice Experiment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , and Alistair Munro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515342.001

ISBN: 9781513515342

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Minimum wages, Nonmetropolitan areas, Labor supply, Labor productivity, Work-life balance, discrete choice experiment, labor market reform, guilt, Japan

The quantification of how aspects of a job are valued by employees sheds light on the potential for labor market reform in Japan. Using a nationwide sample of 1,046 working-age adults, we conduct a choice experimen...

Achieving the Bank of Japan's Inflation Target

Achieving the Bank of Japan's Inflation Target »

Source: Achieving the Bank of Japan's Inflation Target

Volume/Issue: 2019/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , Rahul Anand , and Yaroslav Hul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513518350

Keywords: Purchasing power parity, Fiscal sector, Economic theory, Monetary policy, Central bank policy, Inflation targeting, forecasting, fan charts, zero lower bound, FPAS

The Bank of Japan has introduced various unconventional monetary policy tools since the launch of Abenomics in 2013, to achieve the price stability target of 2 percent inflation. In this paper, a forward-looking op...

Achieving the Bank of Japan's Inflation Target

Achieving the Bank of Japan's Inflation Target »

Volume/Issue: 2019/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , Rahul Anand , and Yaroslav Hul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513518350.001

ISBN: 9781513518350

Keywords: Purchasing power parity, Fiscal sector, Economic theory, Monetary policy, Central bank policy, Inflation targeting, forecasting, fan charts, zero lower bound, FPAS

The Bank of Japan has introduced various unconventional monetary policy tools since the launch of Abenomics in 2013, to achieve the price stability target of 2 percent inflation. In this paper, a forward-looking op...

Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet

Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet »

Volume/Issue: 2019/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yugo Koshima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514529.001

ISBN: 9781513514529

Keywords: Public sector savings, Public sector investments, Public sector borrowing, Public sector finance, Economic growth, Public Sector Balance Sheet, Japanese Government Bonds, Fiscal Investment and Loan Fund, Fiscal Risks, Pension Reforms

This paper compiles and reviews the evolution of Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet (PSBS). In the past, large crossholdings of assets and liabilities within the public sector played a role in sustaining a high l...

Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet

Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet »

Source: Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet

Volume/Issue: 2019/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yugo Koshima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514529

Keywords: Public sector savings, Public sector investments, Public sector borrowing, Public sector finance, Economic growth, Public Sector Balance Sheet, Japanese Government Bonds, Fiscal Investment and Loan Fund, Fiscal Risks, Pension Reforms

This paper compiles and reviews the evolution of Japan's Public Sector Balance Sheet (PSBS). In the past, large crossholdings of assets and liabilities within the public sector played a role in sustaining a high l...

More Gray, More Volatile? Aging and (Optimal) Monetary Policy

More Gray, More Volatile? Aging and (Optimal) Monetary Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2019/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Baksa , and Zsuzsa Munkacsi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509082.001

ISBN: 9781513509082

Keywords: Price indexes, Economic growth, Real interest rates, Central banking and monetary issues, Negative interest rates, aging, monetary policy transmission, optimal monetary policy, inflation targeting, WP

The evidence on the inflation impact of aging is mixed, and there is no evidence regarding the volatility of inflation. Based on advanced economies' data and a DSGE-OLG model, we find that aging leads to downward p...

More Gray, More Volatile? Aging and (Optimal) Monetary Policy1

More Gray, More Volatile? Aging and (Optimal) Monetary Policy1 »

Source: More Gray, More Volatile? Aging and (Optimal) Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2019/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Baksa , and Zsuzsa Munkacsi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513509082

Keywords: Price indexes, Economic growth, Real interest rates, Central banking and monetary issues, Negative interest rates, aging, monetary policy transmission, optimal monetary policy, inflation targeting, WP

The evidence on the inflation impact of aging is mixed, and there is no evidence regarding the volatility of inflation. Based on advanced economies' data and a DSGE-OLG model, we find that aging leads to downward p...

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations »

Source: Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2019/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Niklas Westelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317344

Keywords: Interest rate differential, Interest rate increases, International financial markets, Interest rates, Exchange rate policy, Carry trade, safe haven effects, exchange rate appreciations, Japan, VIX

The yen is an important barometer for the Japanese economy. Depreciations are typically associated with favorable economic developments such as increased corporate profits, rising equity prices, and upward pressure...

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations »

Volume/Issue: 2019/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Niklas Westelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317344.001

ISBN: 9781498317344

Keywords: Interest rate differential, Interest rate increases, International financial markets, Interest rates, Exchange rate policy, Carry trade, safe haven effects, exchange rate appreciations, Japan, VIX

The yen is an important barometer for the Japanese economy. Depreciations are typically associated with favorable economic developments such as increased corporate profits, rising equity prices, and upward pressure...

Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan

Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2019/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariana Colacelli , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317474.001

ISBN: 9781498317474

Keywords: Labor productivity, Capital productivity, Human capital, Capital formation, Intangible capital, Productivity, Firm Dynamics, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Intangible Investment, productivity growth

Productivity growth in Japan, as in most advanced economies, has moderated. This paper finds supportive evidence for the important role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in explaining Japan's modest prod...

Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan

Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan »

Source: Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2019/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariana Colacelli , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317474

Keywords: Labor productivity, Capital productivity, Human capital, Capital formation, Intangible capital, Productivity, Firm Dynamics, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Intangible Investment, productivity growth

Productivity growth in Japan, as in most advanced economies, has moderated. This paper finds supportive evidence for the important role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in explaining Japan's modest prod...

Joint Responsibility Shared Rewards
			: The Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

Joint Responsibility Shared Rewards : The Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510323.007

ISBN: 9781513510323

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic systems, Economic reforms, Economic policy, Fiscal policy, external linkage, trade tension, policy framework, structural reform, resilience

International cooperation, economic and financial integration, and technological progress have delivered enormous benefits across the globe during the past decades. Yet, in many countries, these benefits have not b...

Joint Responsibility Shared Rewards

Joint Responsibility Shared Rewards »

Source: Joint Responsibility Shared Rewards : The Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2019

ISBN: 9781513510323

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic systems, Economic reforms, Economic policy, Fiscal policy, external linkage, trade tension, policy framework, structural reform, resilience

International cooperation, economic and financial integration, and technological progress have delivered enormous benefits across the globe during the past decades. Yet, in many countries, these benefits have not b...

Demographics and the Natural Rate of Interest in Japan

Demographics and the Natural Rate of Interest in Japan »

Source: Demographics and the Natural Rate of Interest in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2019/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484396230

Keywords: Real interest rates, Negative interest rates, Interest rate policy, Economic growth, Interest rate increases, Demographic change;natural rate of interest;monetary policy;Japan;natural rate;Turunen;potential growth;Pescatori;real interest rate

Japan's aging and shrinking population could lower the natural rate of interest and, together with low inflation expectations, challenge the Bank of Japan's efforts to reflate the economy. This paper uses a semi-st...

Demographics and the Natural Rate of Interest in Japan

Demographics and the Natural Rate of Interest in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2019/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484396230.001

ISBN: 9781484396230

Keywords: Real interest rates, Negative interest rates, Interest rate policy, Economic growth, Interest rate increases, Demographic change;natural rate of interest;monetary policy;Japan;natural rate;Turunen;potential growth;Pescatori;real interest rate

Japan's aging and shrinking population could lower the natural rate of interest and, together with low inflation expectations, challenge the Bank of Japan's efforts to reflate the economy. This paper uses a semi-st...

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...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484390054.001

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...

Macroeconomic Effects of Japan's Demographics: Can Structural Reforms Reverse Them?

Macroeconomic Effects of Japan's Demographics: Can Structural Reforms Reverse Them? »

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariana Colacelli , and Emilio Fernández Corugedo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484384732.001

ISBN: 9781484384732

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan, Government expenditures and health, Structural reforms, demographics, OLG models, Forecasting and Simulation, General, General, Contracts: Specific Human Capital

Yes, partly. This paper studies the potential role of structural reforms in improving Japan's outlook using the IMF's Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (GIMF) with newly-added demographic features. Implem...

On Financing Retirement, Health, and Long-term Care in Japan

On Financing Retirement, Health, and Long-term Care in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2018/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen McGrattan , Kazuaki Miyachi , and Adrian Peralta-Alva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484384718.001

ISBN: 9781484384718

Keywords: Retirement, Government expenditures and health, Taxation, Aging, Asia and Pacific, Health care, Japan, Social Security and Public Pensions, Health Insurance, Public and Private

Japan faces the problem of how to finance retirement, health, and long-term care expenditures as the population ages. This paper analyzes the impact of policy options intended to address this problem by employing a...

Macroeconomic Effects of Japan's Demographics: Can Structural Reforms Reverse Them?

Macroeconomic Effects of Japan's Demographics: Can Structural Reforms Reverse Them? »

Source: Macroeconomic Effects of Japan's Demographics: Can Structural Reforms Reverse Them?

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariana Colacelli , and Emilio Fernández Corugedo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384732

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan, Government expenditures and health, Structural reforms, demographics, OLG models, Forecasting and Simulation, General, General, Contracts: Specific Human Capital

Yes, partly. This paper studies the potential role of structural reforms in improving Japan's outlook using the IMF's Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (GIMF) with newly-added demographic features. Implem...

On Financing Retirement, Health, and Long-term Care in Japan*

On Financing Retirement, Health, and Long-term Care in Japan* »

Source: On Financing Retirement, Health, and Long-term Care in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2018/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen McGrattan , Kazuaki Miyachi , and Adrian Peralta-Alva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384718

Keywords: Retirement, Government expenditures and health, Taxation, Aging, Asia and Pacific, Health care, Japan, Social Security and Public Pensions, Health Insurance, Public and Private

Japan faces the problem of how to finance retirement, health, and long-term care expenditures as the population ages. This paper analyzes the impact of policy options intended to address this problem by employing a...

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...

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
			: Selected Issues

Japan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

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/10.5089/9781484386804.002

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

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 »

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...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386804

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Selected Issues...

Japan: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Japan: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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...

Statement by Masaaki Kaizuka, Executive Director for Japan, Yoshihito Saito, Senior Alternate Executive Director, and Norihiro Komura, Advisor to the Executive Director November 21, 2018

Statement by Masaaki Kaizuka, Executive Director for Japan, Yoshihito Saito, Senior Alternate Executive Director, and Norihiro Komura, Advisor to the Executive Director November 21, 2018 »

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...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative November 21, 2018

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative November 21, 2018 »

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...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371015.087

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates

Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates »

Volume/Issue: 2018/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , and John Kandrac

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361610.001

ISBN: 9781484361610

Keywords: Bank lending rates, Central banks and their policies, Monetary transmission mechanism, Negative interest rates, Asia and Pacific, Economic conditions, Japan, monetary transmission, bank risk taking, lending channel

In this paper, we investigate how negative interest rate policy (NIRP) introduced in January 2016 by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) affected Japanese banks' lending and risk taking behavior. The BoJ's announcement was an...

Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates

Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates »

Source: Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates

Volume/Issue: 2018/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , and John Kandrac

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361610

Keywords: Bank lending rates, Central banks and their policies, Monetary transmission mechanism, Negative interest rates, Asia and Pacific, Economic conditions, Japan, monetary transmission, bank risk taking, lending channel

In this paper, we investigate how negative interest rate policy (NIRP) introduced in January 2016 by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) affected Japanese banks' lending and risk taking behavior. The BoJ's announcement was an...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

Scarcity Effects of Quantitative Easing on Market Liquidity: Evidence from the Japanese Government Bond Market

Scarcity Effects of Quantitative Easing on Market Liquidity: Evidence from the Japanese Government Bond Market »

Volume/Issue: 2018/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Dulani Seneviratne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353677.001

ISBN: 9781484353677

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific, Quantitative easing, quantitative and qualitative monetary easing, market liquidity, Japanese government bond, scarcity effects, Models with Panel Data, Single Equation Models: Single Variables: Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation, Quantitative Policy Modeling

Quantitative easing could improve market liquidity through many channels such as relaxing bank funding constraints, increasing risk appetite, and facilitating trades. However, it can also reduce market liquidity wh...

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last?

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Introduction and Main Findings Global growth in 2017 was the highest since 2011 and is expected to strengthen further in 2018–19, supported by broad-based momentum across countries a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific
			: Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339886.086

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Scarcity Effects of Quantitative Easing on Market Liquidity: Evidence from the Japanese Government Bond Market

Scarcity Effects of Quantitative Easing on Market Liquidity: Evidence from the Japanese Government Bond Market »

Source: Scarcity Effects of Quantitative Easing on Market Liquidity: Evidence from the Japanese Government Bond Market

Volume/Issue: 2018/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Dulani Seneviratne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353677

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific, Quantitative easing, quantitative and qualitative monetary easing, market liquidity, Japanese government bond, scarcity effects, Models with Panel Data, Single Equation Models: Single Variables: Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation, Quantitative Policy Modeling

Quantitative easing could improve market liquidity through many channels such as relaxing bank funding constraints, increasing risk appetite, and facilitating trades. However, it can also reduce market liquidity wh...

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...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/284

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/10.5089/9781484319789.002

ISBN: 9781484319789

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Japanese securities firms consist of a very heterogeneous group of firms, ranging from major global players to purely domestic firms that conduct only limited activities. At one end, the firms include two major ind...

Japan
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing the Financial Sector

Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing the Financial Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2017/285

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/10.5089/9781484319819.002

ISBN: 9781484319819

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

A comprehensive set of stress tests and interconnectedness were conducted to assess the resilience of Japan's financial system and shed light on linkages and potential vulnerabilities. Japan has one of the largest...

Japan

Japan »

Source: 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

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

Japan »

Source: 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

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

Japan »

Source: 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

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...

Japan

Japan »

Source: Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Regulation and Supervision of Securities

Volume/Issue: 2017/284

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319789

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

Japanese securities firms consist of a very heterogeneous group of firms, ranging from major global players to purely domestic firms that conduct only limited activities. At one end, the firms include two major ind...

Japan

Japan »

Source: Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing the Financial Sector

Volume/Issue: 2017/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319819

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan

A comprehensive set of stress tests and interconnectedness were conducted to assess the resilience of Japan's financial system and shed light on linkages and potential vulnerabilities. Japan has one of the largest...

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2017 Borrowing Agreements with the Bank of Spain, the Government of Japan and the People's Bank of China

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2017 Borrowing Agreements with the Bank of Spain, the Government of Japan and the People's Bank of China »

Volume/Issue: 2017/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346870.007

ISBN: 9781498346870

Keywords: Borrowing, Borrowing agreements, Poverty reduction, SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Debt service schedule, Balance of payments need, NPA, paragraph, GTC

the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT or Trust), has entered into a new borrowing agreement with the Bank of Spain (Spain), amendments to the 2010 NPA with the Government of Japan (Japan), and a new note pur...

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2017 Borrowing Agreements with the Bank of Spain, the Government of Japan and the People's Bank of China

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2017 Borrowing Agreements with the Bank of Spain, the Government of Japan and the People's Bank of China »

Source: Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2017 Borrowing Agreements with the Bank of Spain, the Government of Japan and the People's Bank of China

Volume/Issue: 2017/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2017

ISBN: 9781498346870

Keywords: Borrowing, Borrowing agreements, Poverty reduction, SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Debt service schedule, Balance of payments need, NPA, paragraph, GTC

the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT or Trust), has entered into a new borrowing agreement with the Bank of Spain (Spain), amendments to the 2010 NPA with the Government of Japan (Japan), and a new note pur...

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
			: 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 System Stability Assessment

Japan : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2017/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484313435.002

ISBN: 9781484313435

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific

Weak growth and low interest rates, together with underlying demographic headwinds, are posing chronic challenges for the financial system. Despite accommodative financial conditions, sluggish domestic demand have...

Japan
			: Selected Issues

Japan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/243

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/10.5089/9781484313428.002

ISBN: 9781484313428

Keywords: Jordan, Middle East

Selected Issues...

Japan

Japan »

Source: Japan : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2017/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484313435

Keywords: Japan, Asia and Pacific

Weak growth and low interest rates, together with underlying demographic headwinds, are posing chronic challenges for the financial system. Despite accommodative financial conditions, sluggish domestic demand have...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484313428

Keywords: Jordan, Middle East

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484313428

Keywords: Jordan, Middle East

Selected Issues...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484313428

Keywords: Jordan, Middle East

Selected Issues...