Are the Keynesians back?

Commentary / World May 12, 2020

Are the Keynesians back?

by David Howell

The current rescue through cascades of public spending may look like Keynesianism, but in fact it is little more than practical common sense in an utterly changed social and economic order.

Kuroda leads BOJ to a policy crossroads

Business Jul 30, 2016

Kuroda leads BOJ to a policy crossroads

by Toru Fujioka and Enda Curran

After more than three years of pumping out cheap money that has failed to secure its inflation target, the Bank of Japan has signaled a rethink. Instead of buying yet more government bonds, cutting interest rates or pushing further into uncharted territory, the BOJ disappointed ...

National / Politics Nov 21, 2014

LDP, Komeito each finalize emergency stimulus package

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner, Komeito, have finalized their respective emergency economic stimulus packages, both centering on steps to bolster domestic demand that has been sluggish since the April 1 consumption tax hike. The packages include measures to invigorate regional economies ...