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The Household Savings Rate Paradox - The Population is Aging, but Workers' Households are Saving More

IntroductionJapan’s population is aging at an accelerating pace. In 2000,...
(01/06/2001)

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Yasuhide Yajima

Yasuhide Yajima
Economic Research Department

Japanese Companies Become More Proactive on the Environment- The Nissay Business Conditions Survey (February 2001)

IntroductionAs global warming, industrial waste disposal and other environment...
(01/05/2001)

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the Survey Analysis Team

How Real Estate Securitization is Stimulating Investment Transactions - Prospects for the Formation of a Real Estate Investment Market

IntroductionWhile Japan has markets for existing homes, rental housing, ...
(01/05/2001)

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Toru Matsumura

Considering the Free Float-Adjustment of the TOPIX - The Need for a New Index and Possible Effects of Implementation

IntroductionThe two most prominent stock market indexes in Japan are the Nikkei 225 Averag...
(01/03/2001)

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Shingo Ide

Shingo Ide
Financial Research Department

Savings, Consumption and Real Assets of the Elderly in Japan and the U.S. -How the Existing-Home Market Can Boost Consumption

IntroductionAttention on the savings behavior of elderly persons has been growing. The co...
(01/02/2001)

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Tatsuya Ishikawa