The World's Consumer of Last Resort

Smick, David M.
July 2001
International Economy;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p4
Academic Journal
Elaborates on the difficulty encountered by Japan's monetary policymakers in dealing with an economy experiencing persistent deflationary tendencies. Potential problems of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's economic agenda in the Diet; Stability of the yen against the dollar; Factors affecting the implementation of policies that would weaken the yen.


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