As Japanese and global policymakers are rushing to design policies to counter the looming economic depression, advice from one of my favorite economists, Jean-Baptiste Say, comes to mind. In 1803 he wrote: “In policy as well as in morality, the grand secret is not ...
For Jesper Koll's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The COVID-19 outbreak gives Japan's private sector leaders a chance to turn crisis into opportunity.
If you thought Japan was a prime example of socialism that works, think again.
Japan's prospects for the new year appear stellar.
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.