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Global Financial Crisis Increases the Presence of Emerging Markets-Medium-Term Economic Forecast (FY 2010-2019)

Although stimulus measures have helped economies stage a recovery from the global financi...
(30/12/2009)

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Koichi Haji

Recent Economic Trends as Seen From the Economy Watchers Survey

The apparent economic trough in March 2009 was correctly signaled by the Economy Watchers S...
(21/10/2009)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

Outlook for Retail Trade Sales-A Consumption Expenditure Approach Based on Demographic Trends

To predict how aging and declining fertility rate will impact the retail industry and retai...
(04/08/2009)

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Kazumasa Takeuchi

The Worst May be Over for Japan’s Economy-Short-term Economic Forecast (Fiscal 2009-2010)

Japan experienced its worst recession to date in fiscal 2009, marked by two consecutive qua...
(15/07/2009)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

J-REITs Strive to Sustain Earnings Stability-Market Safety Net Improves but Challenges Remain

Amid the global financial crisis and deteriorating real estate market fundamentals, the J...
(29/06/2009)

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Hiroto Iwasa

Hiroto Iwasa
Financial Research Department

How the Rapid Growth of Non-Regular Employees Will Impact the Next Round of Employment Adjustment

We predict the next round of employment adjustment will largely bypass regular employees a...
(25/03/2009)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

On the Financial Situation of Elderly Households-A Structural Analysis of Income, Expenditure, and Wealth

Knowing the exact financial situation of elderly households is essential to the current de...
(17/03/2009)

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Tatsuya Ishikawa

Prospects for Recovery of the Real Estate Investment Market

The turmoil in world financial markets has impacted J-REITs and private funds in Japan...
(04/02/2009)

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Toru Matsumura

The Growing Risk of an Extended Recession-Short-term Economic Forecast (FY 2008-2010)

We believe that Japan’s economy peaked out in late 2007 and entered a downturn. Real ...
(27/01/2009)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

The U.S. Housing Market Collapse and Adjustment of Household Balance Sheets-Medium-term Economic Forecast

Amid the global economic turmoil triggered by the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis, we predic...
(11/12/2008)

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Koichi Haji