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20-August-2013

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Japan's challenging debt dynamics

This working paper presents the background and the details of the simulations behind Box 1.4 of the May 2013 OECD Economic Outlook. A small simulation model is used to evaluate the contribution that the three pillars of the government’s strategy – fiscal consolidation, growth-boosting structural reforms and higher inflation – could make to reversing the rise in Japan’s public debt ratio.

15-March-2011

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Private pensions systems in OECD countries

These country profiles describe private pension arrangements in OECD countries. This information is taken from the OECD Private Pensions Outlook 2008, published in February 2009.

21-December-2010

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Options to Improve the Governance and Investment of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, OECD Working Paper on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions No.6

This paper suggests avenues for strengthening the governance and management of the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the largest single pool of pension assets in the world.

10-December-2009

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Financial stability: overcoming the crisis and improving the efficiency of the banking sector in Japan

Japanese banks largely avoided the direct impact from the global financial crisis thanks to their limited exposure to foreign toxic assets, the regulatory framework in Japan and the small role of securitisation.

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30-September-2009

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Economic Survey of Japan 2009: Financial stability: overcoming the crisis and improving the efficiency of the banking sector

Emergency measures adopted in the wake of the global crisis should be phased out once a recovery is in place, while adopting reforms to address chronic problems in the financial sector and increase efficiency.

30-September-2009

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Economic Survey of Japan 2009: Overcoming the global crisis: the need for a new growth model

As attention shifts to fiscal consolidation, sustaining output growth will depend increasingly on private domestic demand, requiring reforms, particularly in the labour market and the non-manufacturing sector.

1-April-2009

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Inflation Responses to Recent Shocks: Do G7 Countries Behave Differently?

This working paper uses a variety of empirical methods to examine the apparent differences in monetary policy stances as between the United States and other G7 economies.

6-March-2009

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Quantifying the effect of financial conditions in the Euro Area, Japan, United Kingdom and United States

This paper constructs a broad measure of financial conditions for the United States, Japan, the Euro Area and the United Kingdom, by extending monetary condition indices which are traditionally used to gauge the impact of monetary policy on the economy.

2-November-1987

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A risk premium model of the yen-dollar and DM-dollar exchange rates

Some recent research suggests that the "risk premium" may be important in the determination of exchange rates. OECD Economic Studies No. 9.

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