Interview with Naomi Fink: on the Japanese economy and the outlook for Abenomics.

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In an exclusive interview, Naomi Fink speaks with The Diplomat’s  Anthony Fensom on:

– The Japanese growth outlook

– Wages, inflation and the BOJ’s 2% target

– BOJ Policy in 2015

– Aggressive monetary stimulus, deflation and inflation

– Abenomics held up to Fink’s unique empirical analysis of structural reform needs

– Benefits of soft commodities, and the weak yen

– Scepticism over so-called “Womenomics” and other labour reform discussions

– Pensions: an area in which “lessons from Japan” are very relevant

 

 

See related article on “Is Abenomics Firing At the Wrong Targets?” for more on the “third arrow” of Abenomics.