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 1993
Pages :
155
ISBN :
9789264165182 (PDF) ; 9789264140165 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-jpn-1993-en

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OECD's 1993 Economic Survey of Japan examines recent trends and short-term prospects, macroeconomic policies, external adjustment and progress in structural reform, and issues in public finance.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Recent trends and short-term prospects 
-Overview 
-The process of corporate restructuring
-Personal consumption, real income and inflation
-Present sources of growth: housing and public works
-Export and import trends
-Short-term outlook
II. Macroeconomic policies
-Monetary management
-The deterioration in bank balance sheets and its implications
-Fiscal action
III. External adjustment and progress in structural reform
-Macroeconomic and trade policy responses
-The case for further structural reform
IV. Issues in public finance
-The state of government finances
-Demographic pressures on public expenditure
-The need for further tax reform
-Concluding remarks
V. Conclusions
Notes and references
Annexes
-I. Organisation of the fiscal investment and loans system
-II. Technical notes and tables
-III. Chronology of main economic events
Statistical annex