Japan

BoJ paper studies factors holding workers back from switching industries

Central Banking | 30 Sep 2014

Researchers find that differences in required tasks aggravate earnings gaps and encourage workers not to move, creating frictions in the Japanese labour market

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Labour

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Iwata says Japan’s exports headed for a ‘moderate increase’

Central Banking | 10 Sep 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Japan, Exports

BoJ focused on ‘underlying trend of prices’

Central Banking | 09 Sep 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Inflation

BoJ’s Ishida homes in on private consumption

Central Banking | 29 Aug 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Demand

Bank of Japan expects inflation to remain short of target for ‘some time'

Central Banking | 08 Aug 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Japan, quantitative easing, Inflation

IMF paper considers corporate governance reform in Japan

Central Banking | 07 Aug 2014

Topics: IMF, Japan, growth

Japan's ageing population will have deflationary effects, IMF paper finds

Central Banking | 05 Aug 2014

Topics: Japan, Deflation, Inflation

Shrinking BoJ balance sheet will take longer post-QQE than in 2006

Central Banking | 05 Aug 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, quantitative easing

IMF endorses Japan's QQE despite slowing progress to 2% inflation target

Central Banking | 31 Jul 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Japan

Kuroda says ‘prompt action’ needed to address impact of demographic changes

Central Banking | 29 Jul 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Haruhiko Kuroda

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