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.

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
01 Jan 1995
Pages :
170
ISBN :
9789264166240 (PDF) ; 9789264146686 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-jpn-1995-en

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OECD's 1995 Economic Survey of Japan examines recent trends and prospects, macroeconomic policies, progress in deregulation, and the trensformation of the distribution system.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Recent trends and prospects
-A faltering recovery
-Improved corporate profitability and investment
-Sluggish private consumption
-Slowdown of housing investment and public works expenditure
-Rising unemployment
-Downward pressure on prices
-Continued external adjustment
-Short-term outlook: a sustainable recovery?
II. Macroeconomic policies
-Monetary management
-Fragility of the financial system
-The fiscal stance
III. Progress in deregulation
-Progress since 1994
-The March 1995 deregulation plan
-The Japan-United States Framework for a New Economic Partnership
-Global assessment
IV. The transformation of the distribution system
-Main features of the system
-Recent evolution of the system
-Consequences for price setting
-Building on recent achievements
V. Conclusions
Notes
Annexes
-I. The March 1995 deregulation plan
-II. Chronology of main economic events
Statistical annex and structural indicators