Japan's prospects for the new year appear stellar.
For Jesper Koll's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The Argument is a feature dedicated to promoting dialogue and deeper understanding of contentious issues by introducing various viewpoints. The Japanese government deserves to be congratulated for having elevated national security to a priority, with a review of financial rules and regulations an important part ...
Japan must move beyond Abenomics to start a new era of confidence and sustained growth.
Japanese markets for the Japanese and by the Japanese is poised to become the next big megatrend in Tokyo financial markets.
A nation's economic performance and prosperity depends on the animal spirits and leadership of private enterprise.
Team Abe is not afraid to use power and has an agenda that is pro-growth and pro-business.
Japan now needs to worry more about a China and Asia economic slowdown.
Japan never became the world's top economy, but it remains the global best in a number of critical categories.
Central banks are back on the center stage of the global economic policy debate. The U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank now appear ready to ease monetary policy — in a turnaround from just some months ago when people were looking for ...
A forced hike in wages is both a powerful stick and a nutritious carrot that will boost productivity, and thus the future prosperity of Japan.