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Cross-border Activity of Japanese Banks

Author/Editor: Raphael W Lam.

Release Date: November, 2013

Price: $18.00

This paper explores the determinants of Japanese banks’ overseas expansion and assesses whether the growing cross-border activity will continue under the new macroeconomic policies referred as more...



Pension Reforms in Japan

Author/Editor: Kenichiro Kashiwase, Masahiro Nozaki, Kiichi Tokuoka.

Release Date: December, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper analyzes various reform options for Japan’s public pension in light of large fiscal consolidation needs of the country. The most attractive option is to increase the pension eligibility more...



Can Women Save Japan?

Author/Editor: Chad Steinberg, Masato Nakane.

Release Date: October, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan's potential growth rate is steadily falling with the aging of its population. This paper explores the extent to which raising female labor participation can help slow this trend. Using a more...



Japan: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Technical Note on Credit Intermediation

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Technical Note on Financial System Spillovers - An Analysis of Potential Channels

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs) - Technical Note

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation - Detailed Assessment of Implementation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision - Detailed Assessment of Compliance

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Selected Issues

Release Date: August, 2012

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Japan: Financial Sector Stability Assessment Update

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan

Author/Editor: Kiichi Tokuoka.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

In Japan, intergenerational inequality in lifetime resources is substantial, with a heavier fiscal burden on the young than the old. Moreover, given the need for fiscal consolidation, the inequality more...



Japan out of the Lost Decade: Divine Wind or Firms’ Effort?

Author/Editor: Kazuo Ogawa, Mika Saito, Ichiro Tokutsu.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

A surge of exports in the 2000s helped Japan exit the severe decade-long stagnation known as the lost decade. Using panel data of Japanese exporting firms, we examine the sources of the export surge more...



Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan

Author/Editor: Nicoletta Batini, Giovanni Callegari, Giovanni Melina.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

The output effects of 2009 fiscal expansions have been hotly debated. But the discussion of fiscal multipliers is even more relevant now that several European countries have had to quickly retract more...



Inflation Dynamics in Mongolia: Understanding the Roller Coaster

Author/Editor: Steven Barnett, Julia Bersch, Yasuhisa Ojima.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Inflation in Mongolia resembles a roller coaster ride with sharp rises and steep drops. Understanding why is critical for formulating and assessing monetary policy. Food prices are found to be a key more...



Mongolia: Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Release Date: March, 2012

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Bank of Japan's Quantitative and Credit Easing: Are They Now More Effective

Author/Editor: Pelin Berkmen.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper asks whether the BoJ's recent experience with unconventional monetary easing has been effective in supporting economic activity and inflation. Using a structural VAR model, the paper finds more...



Did Korean Monetary Policy Help Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008“09?

Author/Editor: Harun Alp, Selim Elekdag, Subir Lall.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Korea was one of the Asian economies hardest hit by the global financial crisis. Anticipating the downturn that would follow the episode of extreme financial stress, the Bank of Korea (BOK) let the more...



Managing Non-core Liabilities and Leverage of the Banking System: A Building Block for Macroprudential Policy Making in Korea

Author/Editor: Ali Alichi, Sang Chul Ryoo, Cheol Hong.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Korea has been active in implementing targeted macroprudential policies to address specific financial stability concerns. In this paper, we develop a conceptual model that could serve as a building more...



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