OECD Economic Surveys: Japan

Frequency :
Every 18 months
1999-012X (online)
1995-3062 (print)
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Japanese economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

Also available in: French
OECD Economic Surveys: Japan 1980

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Publication Date :
01 Jan 1980
Pages :
9789264154223 (PDF) ; 9789264120785 (print)

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OECD's 1980 Economic Survey of Japan examines domestic developments, the balance of payments, economic policies, absorption of oil shocks and short-term prospects and policy issues.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

I. Domestic developments
-Main features
-Demand and output
-Labour market developments
-Prices and incomes
II. The balance of payments
-Current account
-Capital movements and exchange rate
III. Economic policies
-Monetary policy
-Fiscal policy and debt management
-Employment policy
-Industrial policy
-Energy policy
IV. Absorption of oil "shocks"
-Nature and size of the two oil "shocks"
-Overall macro-economic environment
-Policy response
-Reaction of the economy
-Looking further ahead
V. Short-term prospects and policy issues
-Outlook to mid-1981
-Policy conclusions
Technical annex:
-A. Effects of inflation on private consumption
-B. Price equations
-C. Export equations for manufactured goods, selected major OECD countries
-D. Import equation for manufactured goods
Annex: Chronology of the deregulation of interest rates
Statistical annex