Masayoshi Amamiya could provide Japan's central bank with much-needed room to maneuver.
Reports that Haruhiko Kuroda will be reappointed don't mean he can continue stimulus forever.
Investors think things are looking up — central bankers should stop telling them they're wrong
Officials are going to respond accordingly to the improving global economy.
What if globalization is just getting started? The resilience of the international system should get its due.
The central bank is easing off stimulus, as confidence and exports rise and companies begin to spend.
Even if Abe follows precedent and makes a change at the BOJ after one term, Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda's legacy will live on.
A labor shortage could fuel the nation's next innovation boom.
Japan is favoring more machines over increased immigration to bolster its dwindling workforce, but that solution won't increase domestic consumption.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should let BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda finish the work he started.