Global Economic Slowdown: A Japanese Perspective
Kiyohiko G Nishimura, Deputy Governor, Bank of Japan (2008-13); Dean, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo
Chair: Dr Paola Subacchi, Research Director, International Economics, Chatham House
At this event, the speaker will discuss the global economic slowdown and will outline three global seismic shifts in economic fundamentals. He will then discuss economic and political cross-currents in Japan, where the Bank of Japan has recently announced an expansion of quantitative and qualitative easing, dubbed QQE2, and Prime Minister Abe has postponed a consumption tax increase and called for a lower house snap election.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.
The Chatham House Rule
To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.