Events

September 2020

09
Sep
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Japan’s economic crisis and recovery

Toshitaka Sekine (Hitotsubashi University) and Sagiri Kitao (University of Tokyo)

This panel will discuss the economic crisis from the coronavirus pandemic and the recovery strategy for Japan. How does COVID-19 change the economic outlook in Japan? Does a relatively high rate of corporate savings in major Japanese firms put them in a better position than their foreign rivals? Will Japan’s large government debt and limited capacity for fiscal expansion constrain the recovery process?

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24
Sep
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Age-dependent risk aversion: Re-evaluating fiscal policy impacts of population ageing

Phitawat Poonpolkul, CAMA, PhD Student

The study presented in this webinar revisits optimal fiscal policies in response to population ageing by introducing an age-dependent increasing risk aversion assumption into an OLG model with risk-sensitive preferences to factor in the welfare cost of the policy-induced uncertainties.

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