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Policy Uncertainty In Japan & Its Effects

by Elif Arbatli Saxegaard, Steven J. Davis, Arata Ito, Naoko Miakevia Japan Economic Foundation
Monday, January 13, 2020

Economic policy uncertainty has taken center stage in recent years. According to an aggregation of newspaper-based indices for 21 countries by Steven J. Davis (“An Index of Global Economic Policy Uncertainty”, Macroeconomic Review, 2016), global economic policy uncertainty has increased considerably since 2015 and reached historically high levels.