OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of Japan examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. The special chapter is titled From tragedy to revitalisation.
Table of contents:
Basic Statistics of Japan, 2011 (Numbers in parentheses refer to the OECD average) Executive summary Assessment and recommendations -A policy-driven expansion -Monetary policies to support growth and end deflation -The Great East Japan Earthquake: From tragedy to economic revitalisation -Other policies to promote growth: Raising labour force participation and improving education -Restoring Japanís fiscal sustainability -Promoting social cohesion -Bibliography -Annex 1. Progress in structural reforms Chapter 1. From tragedy to the revitalisation of Japan -Overview of the reconstruction programme -Reforming agriculture and promoting Japanís integration in the world economy -Restructuring the electricity sector and promoting green growth -Bibliography Chapter 2. Restoring Japanís fiscal sustainability -An overview of Japanís fiscal situation -The impact of recent fiscal developments -The 2013 fiscal package -An appropriate long-term fiscal target and policies to achieve it -Ensuring that fiscal consolidation does not exacerbate inequality and poverty -Conclusion -Bibliography