OECD Economic Surveys: Japan

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-012X (online)
ISSN :
1995-3062 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/1999012x
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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
 
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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
01 Jan 1988
Pages :
158
ISBN :
9789264159150 (PDF) ; 9789264131088 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-jpn-1988-en

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OECD's 1988 Economic Survey of Japan examines recent economic trends, policies and short-term prospects, external adjustment, and domestic reform and structural adjustment before drawing a series of conclusions.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Recent trends, policies and short-term prospects 
-Developments in 1987
-Monetary policy
-Fiscal policy
-Prospects for 1988 and 1989
II. External adjustment
-Introduction
-Saving-investment balances
-Yen appreciation and trade imbalances
-External adjustment to date
-Overseas direct investment and the trade surplus in the medium term
-Benefiting from the rise of the Asian NICs
-Conclusion 
III. Domestic reform and structural adjustment
-Introduction
-Housing and land
-The distribution sector
-Privatisation and deregulation
-Transport
-Telecommunications
-The Tobacco and Salt Corporation
-The financial market
-Conclusion
IV. Conclusions
Annex: Technical notes
Statistical Annex