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Garry Jacobs

For Garry Jacobs's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Mar 6, 2011

Minding the tensions over changes in China

The closing decade of the 20th century offered a crystal ball for anyone peering into the future of the Asia-Pacific region. Japan’s economy, once the region’s leader, was “lost” after its asset bubble burst, whereas China overcame the economic stagnation that followed the Tiananmen ...

Jan 22, 2000

Vision, not structure, is key to recovery

This is a time of unprecedented opportunity for Japan. It may seem strange to speak of opportunity when the country’s political and economic experts are struggling with the challenges of structural change. However, I believe the current pessimism in the country is the result ...