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The Realities and Relevance of Japan's Great Recession

STICERD public lecture

Date: Monday 24 May 2010
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue:  Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Dr Adam S Posen

Japan's lost decade was not inevitable, and recovery came when policies changed. In some ways, Japan was better positioned to overcome its crisis than we are today.

Adam S Posen is an external member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and author of Restoring Japan's Economic Growth.

Slides & Transcript

A copy of Dr Adam S Posen's PowerPoint presentation is now available online:

Download: The Realities and Relevance of Japan’s Great Recession PowerPoint (pdf)

A copy of Dr Adam S Posen's speech is now available online:

Download: The Realities and Relevance of Japan's Great Recession (pdf)


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