Japan's Economic Options

Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

Event details

Public Lecture

Date & time

Monday 28 March 2011
5.00pm–6.15pm

Venue

Molonglo Theatre, J G Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

Professor Takatoshi Ito (University of Tokyo)

Contacts

Beth Marburg
6125 0168
Japan is the world’s third largest economy and Australia’s second largest trade partner. The economy, though hit by a decline in export demand during the GFC, was returning to economic growth when a massive earthquake and tsunami hit the northern regions around the port city of Sendai. With the subsequent disabling of a nuclear power plant in Fukushima questions loom for Japan’s economic outlook and the implications for Australia.

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