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Subprime Mortgage Crisis Casts a Global Shadow-Medium-term Economic Forecast (FY 2007~2017)

The U.S. subprime mortgage crisis has roiled global financial markets and will continue to ...
(28/12/2007)

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Koichi Haji

New Outlook is Needed to Ease Pension Anxiety

Ahead of the 2009 financial verification of the public pension system, the outlook for pens...
(13/11/2007)

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the Economic Research Dept.

Structural Changes in Saving and Income of Elderly Households

Despite the decrease in average pension benefits since the late 1990s, more elderly househ...
(02/11/2007)

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Tatsuya Ishikawa

Economy Must Shift to Consumption-Led Growth-Economic Forecast for FY 2007-2008

The economy’s performance was mixed in January-March (Q1) 2007. Although real GDP ...
(03/08/2007)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

Status and Causes of Regional Disparity in the Economic Recovery

Regional disparities in the strength of the current economic recovery can be partly explai...
(04/07/2007)

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Satoshi Shinohara

Assessing the Insufficient Employment Sentiment in Light of Labor Share Trends

Excessive employment, which plagued the post-bubble economy for a decade, has finally end...
(18/05/2007)

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Taro Saito

Taro Saito
Economic Research Department

Point Card Programs -- Their Evolution and Prospects

More businesses are awarding points to customers who purchase qualifying merchandise or s...
(22/03/2007)

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Keisho Komoto

J-REIT Market Trends -- Implications of the Growth of Index Funds

Propelled by attractive dividend yields and the real estate market recovery, the f...
(31/01/2007)

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Hiroto Iwasa

Hiroto Iwasa
Financial Research Department

2002 Expansion to Set a Postwar Record -- Short-term Economic Forecast (FY 2006~2007)

Real economic growth slowed to a 0.2% sequential pace (0.8% annualized) in the third quarte...
(12/01/2007)

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Koichi Haji

The Economic Impact of Aging Baby Boomers -- Medium-term Economic Forecast (FY 2006~2016)

Japan, the U.S. and Europe share a common challenge in the next decade -- accommodat...
(26/12/2006)

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Koichi Haji