Loose Cannon

Schuman, Michael
January 2013
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/28/2013, Vol. 181 Issue 3, p12
The author discusses Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and critiques his foreign relations and economic policies. Abe's 2013 economic stimulus proposal, his policies for the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to prevent deflation, and his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are discussed, as well as Japan's public debt, interest rates, and gross domestic product (GDP).


Related Articles

  • Japan Is Back.  // Foreign Affairs;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p2 

    An interview with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is presented. Asked about his first tenure as prime minister in 2006-2007, he says he learned from it the necessity of prioritizing his political goals. He discusses his strategies for ending deflation and improving the country's economy,...

  • General: Political and Legal (Book). Campbell, John C. // Foreign Affairs;Fall1987, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p189 

    Reviews four books. "The Specialized Agencies And The United Nations: The System in Crisis," by Douglas Williams; "The U.N.: In Or Out?," by Ernest van den Haag and John P. Conrad; "National Negotiating Styles," edited by hans Bennendijk; "Ethics and International Affairs: Vol 1," edited by...

  • Japan's new economics and reforms underpin dynamics. METCALFE, CHARLIE // Pensions & Investments;4/15/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p12 

    The article discusses reasons why institutional investors and pension funds should consider investing in Japan. In the author's view, the government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a pro-business one whose anticipated fiscal policies have helped Japanese stocks rally. He also maintains...

  • Whither Mr Abe's Japan? Khilji, Faizullah // Asian Affairs;Nov2015, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p424 

    This article reviews Japan's strategic options and policy initiatives under Prime Minister Abe, taking into consideration strategic changes in the region; chiefly a rising China and a United States approaching geopolitical retreat, and the policy implications of these developments. Mr Abe's...

  • Abe Shinzo and the U.S.-Japan Relationship in a Global Context. Bix, Herbert P. // Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;4/28/2014, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p2 

    The article explores the state of the relationship between the U.S. and Japan in a global context in 2014. Topics covered include the foreign relation priorities of Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, the economic policies of Japan under the Abe administration and his management of Japan's...

  • Japan's revival begins to take flight. Scott, Philip // Fund Strategy;8/7/2013, p5 

    The article reports that the Japanese stockmarket looks set for a revival as investor confidence and the economy improves in 2013 due to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus package. The average Japan fund increased by 37% over the past 12 months while mean portfolio rose by 31% over six months....

  • US-Japan Relations: Big Steps, Big surprises. Green, Michael J.; Szechenyi, Nicholas // Comparative Connections: A Triannual E-Journal on East Asian Bil;Jan2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p15 

    The article discusses the bilateral relations between the U.S. and Japan as of 2013. The governments of Japan and the U.S. have failed to resolve their differences on agricultural liberalization and market access for automobiles despite their participation in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

  • Japan's Daunting Challenge. Sneider, Daniel // National Interest;Mar/Apr2013, Issue 124, p37 

    The article discusses political and economic challenges facing Japan as of 2013. The article discusses the success of the conservative Japanese political party the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, and the Japanese government's policies on economic deregulation,...

  • Japan Growth Strategy.  // Tokyo Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 32 Issue 272, p87 

    The article explains the Three Arrows economic growth plan of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and mentions topics like goals of the plan such as unlimited monetary easing to fulfill 2 percent yearly inflation, and growth segments covered by the plan like green innovation and Asia.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics