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Causes of the Asian Currency Crisis

1. IntroductionAsia generally refers to the region bounded by Japan to the east, Si...
(01/04/1998)

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Hirofumi Ushikoshi

Economic Forecast for FY 1998 -Economy Struggles to 0.5% Growth Amid High Risk of Downturn-

Due to tax increases and the ensuing decline in demand, the economy entered a recess...
(01/03/1998)

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the Economic Research Dept.

Leading-Edge Employment Reforms in the Information Technology Sector - The Nissay Survey of Business Conditions (First Half of FY 1997) -

Nippon Life Insurance and NLI Research Institute conducted the Nissay Survey of Business C...
(01/02/1998)

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the Industrial Research Dept.

Revised Economic Forecast for FY 1997-Economy Averts Slump in Second Half With 1.1% Growth-

The economy is now generally at a standstill. While the economy will remain weak for the time ...
(01/01/1998)

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the Economic Research Dept.

The Urgency of Fiscal Structure Reform in Japan

Confronted with massive fiscal deficits, Japan must radically reform its public f...
(01/12/1997)

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Koichi Haji

Economy to Pick Up in Early Autumn and Post 1.6% Growth for the Year -Revised Economic Forecast for Fiscal 1997

SummaryThe economy’s present standstill comes primarily as a result of the consum...
(01/10/1997)

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the Economic Research Dept.

The Growing Prevalence of Open Pricing in the Retail Sector

1. Interest Mounts in Open PricingAttention has recently focused on the growing practice o...
(01/10/1997)

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Keisho Komoto

Structural Changes in the Home Market for Video Games

Japan's video game industry is presently undergoing two types of structural change: ...
(01/09/1997)

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Masaharu Aoyama

Masaharu Aoyama
Social Development Research Department

Japanese Automakers Struggle in Europe

1. The European Market and Trends Among Japanese Automakers(1) Japanese Automakers Strug...
(01/08/1997)

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Mashu Kato

The Need for Further Bond Market Reforms

1. IntroductionThe Japanese Big Bang is premised on making financial markets more free (al...
(01/08/1997)

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Takahiro Niimi