Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Japan Project Meeting

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Japan Project Meeting

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The NBER in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Research in Finance, the Center on Japanese Economy and Business, and the Australia-Japan Research Centre held a meeting on the Japanese economy in Tokyo on July 31 and August 1, 2014. The organizers were: Shiro Armstrong, Australian National University; Charles Horioka, University of the Philippines and NBER; Takeo Hoshi, Stanford University and NBER; Tsutomu Watanabe, University of Tokyo; and David Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER. The following papers were presented and discussed:

* Gary Hansen, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER, and Selo Imrohoroglu, University of Southern California, "Fiscal Reform and Government Debt in Japan: A Neoclassical Perspective"

* Jessie Handbury, University of Pennsylvania; Tsutomu Watanabe; and David Weinstein, "How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?"

* Saroj Bhattarai and Bulat Gafarov, Pennsylvania State University, and Gauti Eggertsson, Brown University and NBER, "Time Consistency and the Duration of Government Debt: A Signaling Theory of Quantitative Easing"

* Suparna Chakraborty, University of San Francisco, and Joe Peek, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, "Lending to Unhealthy Firms in Japan during the Lost Decade: Which, Technical or Financial? …

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