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Post-Bubble Blues
			: How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse »

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758729.071

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

What caused Asia's largest economy, once the envy of the world, to lag behind many of the other industrial countries? And why did it take so long for Japan to recover from the bursting of its asset price bubble of...

Jahresbericht 1996

Jahresbericht 1996 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 1996

Language: German

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755971.011

ISBN: 9781557755971

Keywords: inflation, current account, central bank, monetary policy, balance of payments, current account balance, current account deficit, external debt, repurchases, general resources account

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities, policies, and organization, as well as the world economy, with emphasis on balance of payments problems, international and emerging capital...

1 Overview

1 Overview »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

The 1990s were very difficult for the Japanese economy. Toward the end of the decade, Japan experienced a recession of a depth and duration virtually unprecedented for a major industrial country since the Se...

2 The Morning After: Explaining the Slowdown in Japanese Growth

2 The Morning After: Explaining the Slowdown in Japanese Growth »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

What explains the Japanese economic slump of the 1990s? This question has gained importance since the economy’s plunge into recession in early 1997. Before the latest bout of weakness, many regarded the down...

3 Identifying the Shocks: Japan’s Economic Performance in the 1990s

3 Identifying the Shocks: Japan’s Economic Performance in the 1990s »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

The Japanese economy experienced its worst postwar recession in late 1997 and throughout 1998. Output contracted for five consecutive quarters before growth turned positive in the first quarter of 1999. The...

4 Explaining the Slump in Japanese Business Investment

4 Explaining the Slump in Japanese Business Investment »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

Business investment in Japan declined for five consecutive quarters through end-1998, with the decline for 1998 as a whole being about 11¼ percent. Despite the pickup in the first quarter of 1999, surveys of...

5 Where Are We Going? The Output Gap and Potential Growth

5 Where Are We Going? The Output Gap and Potential Growth »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

Estimating potential output is a basic tool in macroeconomics. The growth of potential provides an indicator of the likely evolution of activity over the next few years, while the output gap is central to ma...

6 Too Much of a Good Thing? The Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus

6 Too Much of a Good Thing? The Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

In response to the prolonged economic downturn, the Japanese government adopted an expansionary fiscal policy stance for most of the 1990s. With a brief interruption in 1997, when growth temporarily improved...

7 Monetary Policy Transmission in Japan

7 Monetary Policy Transmission in Japan »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

How monetary policy affects real activity is always a subject of lively interest to economists. Many channels have been identified, including interest rates, the exchange rate, inflationary expectations (hig...

8 Financial Reorganization and Corporate Restructuring in Japan

8 Financial Reorganization and Corporate Restructuring in Japan »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

The Japanese corporate sector, the vitality of which appeared indisputable a decade ago, is currently under great stress. Since 1990, the performance of the Japanese corporate sector has lagged that of its c...