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Implications of the 4% Unemployment Rate


(01/12/1998)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

Environmental Concerns and Downstream Markers Challenge Japanese Automakers in Europe

IntroductionOnce again, the auto industry has begun consolidating on a global sca...
(01/10/1998)

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Mashu Kato

The Slow Consolidation of the Petrochemical Industry

Following the merger announced in late 1993 between Mitsubishi Kasei and Mitsubishi Petro...
(01/09/1998)

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Toru Hyakushima

Toru Hyakushima
Social Development Research Department

Using the New NLI Business Cycle Indexes (NBI) as a Policy Tool

IntroductionIn May 1998, the NLI Research Institute began compiling the NLI Busin...
(01/08/1998)

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Yasuyuki Komaki

How Companies View Their Ties With Financial Institutions The Sixth NLI Business Climate Survey Reveals Expectations for the Big Bang

IntroductionThe Sixth NLI Business Climate Survey was conducted in January and February 1...
(01/07/1998)

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the Industrial Research Dept.

Economic Forecast for FY 1998 The Bubble's Legacy Continues to Impede Recovery

IntroductionThe economy entered a recession in early fiscal 1997 due partly to larger burd...
(01/07/1998)

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the Economic Research Dept.

Is the Asian Economic Miracle Over?

IntroductionThe currency and financial crises in Asia are entering a new phase. While Thai...
(01/06/1998)

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Tatsuya Ishikawa

Toward the Practical Use of Credit Ratings in Japan's Financial Markets

According to a survey by a private research firm, the total liabilities of listed co...
(01/05/1998)

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Takahiro Niimi