Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

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    Japan’s Sovereign Debt

    Mar 13, 11 • 95 Views • Economic History, International Trade and Finance, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    Hoping to sell more Japanese government bonds (JGBs), in a rather novel advertising campaign last June, the Japanese finance ministry said that, “Women have a thing for men who own JGBs.” Their message suggests that women prefer men who are...

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    The World’s Biggest Economies

    Aug 20, 10 • 84 Views • Developing Economies, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    The Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping said, “It doesn’t matter what color a cat is as long as it catches mice.” Explained in the Teaching Company’s “Why Economies Rise or Fall,” Deng cared about results more than economic...