Tax Delay the Right Move

posted by Richard Katz on December 06, 2014

Found in Japan, categorized in Macro

Tags: Richard Katz TOE Japan Abe Abenomics consumption tax hike

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The reality is that Japan’s economy is not healthy and Abenomics has not provided the cure.


Richard analyzes why Abe's delay on consumption tax hike is the right move to the Japanese economy.

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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