Taiki Murai, Gunther Schnabl

Articles by Taiki Murai, Gunther Schnabl

Japan Embraced Debt as a Way out of Its Budget Crisis. It’s Not Working.

Tax Revenues of Japan’s Central Government

The sudden resignation of Japans Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has led to evaluations of his so-called Abenomics. Many have praised Abe’s aggressive monetary policy because the long shopping list of the Bank of Japan (government bonds, corporate bonds, ETFs and real estate investment trusts) has inflated stock and real estate prices (Shirai 2020; Financial Times 2020).

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