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The Financial Crisis: Japan's Experience and the Lessons Learned

Chatham House, London

Participants

Toshihiro Mutoh, Chairman of Daiwa Institute of Research; visiting professor, Tokyo University; Deputy Governor of Bank of Japan (2003-08); Administrative Vice Minister of Finance (2000-03)
Chair: Andrew Fraser, Council, Chatham House: Senior Adviser to Mitsubishi Corporation

Overview

The speaker will discuss the current global crisis from the perspective of its experience in the 1990s - the collapse of Japan's bubble economy and the subsequent 'Lost Decade', involving multiple bank failures and protracted recession. He will consider similarities between Japan's experience and today's global crisis, how Japan was able to restore economic growth, and what lessons can be learned.

This meeting will be held under the Chatham House Rule

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