Japan

Abenomics is no miracle cure for a declining Japan

Japan is ageing faster than any other developed economy. It is also shrinking. Abenomics may turn out to be a trick without a treat. 

Japan has posted its highest level of...

Max Walsh, 1 August 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Job market needs another revolution

Employment prospects, damaged by the GFC, will remain patchy at best, while economies lack the innovation and impetus for sustained growth. 

Jobs, not debt, are positioned to...

Max Walsh, 13 June 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

When the cupboard is bare: Coalition's challenge

Economists warn that the lucky country is heading for a rough ride – one that will present some challenges for Coalition government longevity. 

The political consensus...

Max Walsh, 6 June 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Australia depends on the policies made in Japan

The Australian dollar has a lot riding on Shinzo Abe's unusual and revolutionary strategy to stimulate the Japanese economy. 

Since early April, the Australian dollar has...

Max Walsh, 30 May 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Much at risk in Asian currency wars

Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, told Parliament this week that if the Bank of Japan did not hit a 2 per cent inflation target, then the law would be changed.

While Abe did...

Max Walsh, 21 February 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Repatriation of funds will put a hole in our dollar

One of the most quoted of John Maynard Keynes’s economic maxims is that markets can remain irrational for longer than investors can remain solvent.

The original context was...

Max Walsh, 1 February 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

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