TITLE

In Japan, recession is unpopular; so is reform

AUTHOR(S)
J.L.T.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;7/13/98, Vol. 90 Issue 159, pB5
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of the Japanese government in 1998 to stabilize the country's economy through reforms and tax cutting. The problem of dealing with billions of dollars in bad loans made by banks; When analysts expect the recession to turn around; Speculation that Japan is heading for an inflationary spiral; Public opinion about the reforms that the government is trying to institute.
ACCESSION #
819859

 

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