Type: Public event

Japanese Economy: Successful Recovery, Challenges, Foreign Policy, and US Relations

CJS Special Lecture


Shujiro Urata, Dean and Professor of Economics, Graduate School Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

Date & Time

Feb 9, 2018, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST


Weiser Hall, Room 110
500 Church Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

The Japanese economy appears to have recovered from a two-decade long recession, which began in the early 1990s, as it is currently experiencing continuous growth for a seven-quarter period albeit meager growth rate of approximately 1 percent per year. Low unemployment rate of 2.7 percent and record high corporate profits also reflect relatively favorable economic situation.

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