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Japan’s option for trade: TPP and bilateral FTA with the US

Interview by Bloomberg on BOJ policy
 

Policy Briefs, Short Essays, Blog Articles

· “Banking Crises and ‘Japanization’: Origins and Implications” (coauthored with Peter Morgan). Asia Pathways, ADBI (11 September 2013). http://www.asiapathways-adbi.org
· “Policy Challenges Posed by Asian FTAs” (coauthored with Ganeshan Wignaraja). Asia Pathways, ADBI (1 May 2013). http://www.asiapathways-adbi.org
· “Japan’s Post-Disaster Growth Strategy” (coauthored with Peter Morgan). Asia Pathways, ADBI (17 October 2012). http://www.asiapathways-adbi.org
· “Dealing with the ‘noodle bowl’ of Asia’s free trade agreements” (coauthored with Ganeshan Wignaraja). Asia Pathways, ADBI (24 April 2012). http://www.asiapathways-adbi.org
· “Moving the Trans-Pacific Partnership Forward: What Will It Take?” Asia Pathways, ADBI (2 April 2012). http://www.asiapathways-adbi.org
· “Introduction to Asia Pathways.” Asia Pathways, ADBI (6 January 2012). http://www.asiapathways-adbi.org
· “Opinion: Emerging Economic Partnerships with Emerging Asian Economies.” JBIC Today, 7 (November 2010), p. 7.
· “An Asian Currency Unit for Asian Monetary Integration.” In Sahcs, D. Jefferey, Masahiro Kawai, Jong-Wha Lee, and Wing Tye Woo, eds., The Future Global Reserve System: An Asian Perspective (June 2010), Manila: Asian Development Bank, pp. 11-12.
· “From the Chiang Mai Initiative to an Asian Monetary Fund.” In Sahcs, D. Jefferey, Masahiro Kawai, Jong-Wha Lee, and Wing Tye Woo, eds., The Future Global Reserve System: An Asian Perspective (June 2010), Manila: Asian Development Bank, pp. 10.
· “Tangled up in Trade? The ‘Noodle Bowl’ of Free Trade Agreements in East Asia” (coauthored with Geneshan Wignaraja). VOX Research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists, 15 September 2009. http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/3979
· “Financial Stability Regulator” (coauthored with Michael Pomerleano). FT Economists’ Forum (15 August 2009).
· “International Financial Stability Architecture for the 21st Century” (coauthored with Michael Pomerleano). FT Economists’ Forum (31 July 2009).
· “Lots to Do to Sustain the Region’s Growth Prospects.” Australian Financial Review (27 June 2007), p. 59.
· “Asia’s New Financial Architecture Needs Support” (coauthored with Haruhiko Kuroda). Financial Times (17 June 2004).
· “Time for a Switch to Global Reflation” (coauthored with Haruhiko Kuroda). Financial Times (2 December 2002).
· “Four Reasons to Be Optimistic.” Financial Times (19 November 2001), p. 13.
· “A Replay on the Cards for East Asia?” Business Times (Singapore), (April 17, 2001).
· “Capital Flow Liberalization, Financial Market Opening in E. Asia.” Daily Yomiuri (17 November 1995), p. 14(A).
· “Japan Should Never Give in to US Demand for Targets” (coauthored with Takatoshi Ito, Motoshige Itoh, and Kazuo Ueda). Nikkei Weekly (7 February 1994), p. 7.
· “The Case for Free Trade—From Japan” (coauthored with Takatoshi Ito, Motoshige Itoh, and Kazuo Ueda). Asian Wall Street (February 1994).
· “Keep Trade Free: Open Globalism.” Look Japan (March 1991), P. 16.
 

Major Media Interviews

· “The Raffles Conversation: Champion of Asian Integration.” Business Times (31 December 2011 – 1 January 2012).
· “Asia Can Set Its Own Emission Targets.” IPS Terraviva, COP15 Climate Change Interviews (06 December 2009).
· “The Raffles Conversation: Working towards Asian Integration.” Business Times (10-11 February 2007).
· “Global Cooperation Needed to Rebuild Iraq.” Asahi Shimbun (7 April 2003).
· “Economist: Loan issue key to Asian economic recovery.” Daily Yomiuri (5 August 1999).
· “How Bad Is Bad?—A view from the World Bank.” Asiaweek (19 June 1998), p. 81.
 

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