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Japan"s medium- and long-term fiscal challenges.

Japan"s medium- and long-term fiscal challenges.

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/96/113
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16765792M

  The Japanese educational system was reformed after World War II. The old system was changed to a system (6 years of elementary school, 3 years of junior high school, 3 years of senior high school and 4 years of University) with reference to the American gimukyoiku 義務教育 (compulsory education) time period is 9 years, 6 in shougakkou 小学校 . Japan’s economy had finally managed a sustained recovery from the lost decade of the s when it was hit by the current recession, which further reinforced the business community’s.

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  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government is pushing for a greater role for fiscal policy next year, according to draft guidelines for the budget seen by Bloomberg.   Japan, with the third largest economy in the world, has a new prime minister, Mr. Yoshihide Suga. He faces an array of tough challenges, .


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This book examines how Japan should cope with fiscal challenges, as demands on the budget from an ageing society have necessitated the reigning in of public debt and the revamp of the pension and healthcare systems.

It combines insights from academic research with the views of policymakers to distil key issues that need to inform public debate. This paper assesses the sustainability of Japan’s fiscal position.

The simulations indicate that, even if the government’s pension reform plan is fully implemented, the initial budget imbalance, combined with pressures from population aging, would lead to explosive increases in government deficits and debt.

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In all of the scenarios that assume. In particular, Figure 3 suggests that when interest rates start increasing because of the lack of a long‐term fiscal consolidation plan, the Japanese government could face a vicious spiral of interest rates and fiscal sustainability. Specifically, if the Japanese government fails to provide a long‐term credible fiscal consolidation plan.

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A solid plan for fiscal consolidation over the medium and long term is needed to address Japan’s demographic challenges and lessen debt sustainability risks. The planned increase in the consumption tax rate in will bring much-needed revenue. The Japanese government has set a policy target of maintaining a population of million or more over the medium to longer term.

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Very low interest rates, current and prospective, imply that both the fiscal and economic costs of debt are low. And the benefits of public deficits, namely higher activity, are high.

Consider fiscal costs first. In Junereal wages marked their fastest annual increase in more than 21 years, with a % year-over-year increase. Household income also marked its. Abenomics showed that Japan’s economy was indeed suffering from weak demand.

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Rising social insurance expenditures are projected to far outpace revenues and to create a fiscal burden. This column presents sobering projections for Japanese government debt in the absence of reform, but argues that a combination of policies.

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In March of this year, CBO projected a long-term rise in government spending to percent of GDP into percent for the next decade, and to percent for   The government plans to show new growth assumptions next month based on discussions among experts, the sources said.

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Contestability in policy development and service provision is the quid pro quo for. JAPAN IS DEALING with an extreme version of the demographic challenges that face many rich countries. In an interview with The Economist, Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, said the population was.