Viara Bojkova
The financial crisis and its economic consequences led to re-thinking of many regulatory and economic policies. In some cases, policies emerged “after the fact” to rationalise emergency measures taken to address symptoms of the crisis. This has not always been satisfactory and there have been some unintended consequences. For example, politicians now reconsider their position...
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Recent economic indicators of the performance of the Japanese economy have been weak and prognosis negative. In December Japanese industrial output contracted by 10%. In January this trend intensified. Moreover Toyota has announced 7,000 job losses and Honda a four month closure of their UK plant. Other labour market indicators and consumption related data suggest...
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