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The Oriental Economist - April 2016 Issue

posted by Richard Katz on April 09, 2016

Found in Japan, categorized in Macro

Tags: Richard Katz TOE Trump trade agreement Japan economy

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Would a President Donald Trump be as reckless on trade issues as candidate Trump presents himself? Or, is Trump just bluffing when he talks of slapping a 45% across-the-board tariff on manufactured imports from China, and 35% on goods made in Mexico?

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Richard Katz's the Oriental Economist April 2016 issue includes reports Playing Trade Poker with Trump, Will a ‘double-election’ follow this summer - Second Tax Delay, Sad Shunto, Fiscal Straits Pit Elderly Against Children- Daycare Dilemma, and Pharaonic Construction Program - Call of the Crane.

 

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics In International Affairs, the New York correspondent for Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business magazine, and formerly the editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan.

Mr. Katz has taught about Japan’s economy as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, and as a Visiting Lecturer in Economics at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook.

Mr. Katz is the author of two books on Japan's economic travails and has just finished a third book on reviving entrepreeurship in Japan.

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