© 2008

Japan’s Economic Revival

Policy Challenges in a Globalized World

  • Editors
  • Daniel A. Citrin
  • Alessandro Zanello

Part of the Procyclicality of Financial Systems in Asia book series (IMF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Overview

    1. Daniel A. Citrin, Alessandro Zanello
      Pages 1-5
  3. Growth and Demographics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Hali Edison
      Pages 31-43
  4. Fiscal Policy Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Dennis Botman, Hali Edison, Papa N’Diaye
      Pages 47-62
    3. Dora Iakova
      Pages 79-94
  5. Monetary Policy After Deflation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Charles Kramer, Mark Stone
      Pages 97-124
    3. Christopher Faulkner-MacDonagh
      Pages 125-141
  6. The Rise in Cross-Border Capital Flows

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. W. Christopher Walker
      Pages 145-158
    3. Shinobu Nakagawa, Christopher Faulkner-MacDonagh
      Pages 159-176
  7. Challenges for the Banking Sector

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Shinobu Nakagawa
      Pages 191-199
  8. Structural Reforms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Yougesh Khatri
      Pages 203-219

About this book


This book focuses on Japan's recent recovery from a decade-long stagnation, with particular attention to the unfinished policy agenda and the international spillovers of Japan's policies, through background studies (both analytical and descriptive) by IMF economists.


capital Deflation demography fiscal policy globalization growth monetary policy Nation Stagnation

About the authors

DANIEL ALAN CITRIN is Deputy Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department. Since 2004 he has had primary responsibility for IMF work on Japan. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan.

ALESSANDRO ZANELLO is Assistant Director at the IMF, where he led the team of economists working on Japan from 2005 to 2007. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Oxford and a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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