Koichi Hamada

2nd Jul 19, 1:30pm
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It is not true that Japan's experience proves that Modern Monetary Theory works, as some have argued. But increasing deficit-financed spending, in Japan and elsewhere, may still have merit, despite inflationary risks
It is not true that Japan's experience proves that Modern Monetary Theory works, as some have argued. But increasing deficit-financed spending, in Japan and elsewhere, may still have merit, despite inflationary risks
2nd Jul 19, 1:30pm
23rd Apr 19, 3:22pm
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All human interaction, including international trade and monetary policy, is characterised by a mixture of competition and cooperation. Which is best depends on the context, including what the other players are doing
All human interaction, including international trade and monetary policy, is characterised by a mixture of competition and cooperation. Which is best depends on the context, including what the other players are doing
23rd Apr 19, 3:22pm
1st Mar 19, 7:30am
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Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
1st Mar 19, 7:30am
2nd Jan 19, 7:31am
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Koichi Hamada says that by ignoring trade history, and the fundamentals of game theory, the US President is driving 'trade diversion', all to the detriment of the United States
Koichi Hamada says that by ignoring trade history, and the fundamentals of game theory, the US President is driving 'trade diversion', all to the detriment of the United States
2nd Jan 19, 7:31am
3rd Jul 18, 10:16am
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Koichi Hamada defends economic openness, while calling for concerted action to address what is fueling opposition to it
Koichi Hamada defends economic openness, while calling for concerted action to address what is fueling opposition to it
3rd Jul 18, 10:16am
4th May 18, 9:32am
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Given free trade, migration & foreign direct investment promise far-reaching potential gains for all parties involved, Koichi Hamada asks will we allow ignorance & political opportunism to prevent us from realising them?
Given free trade, migration & foreign direct investment promise far-reaching potential gains for all parties involved, Koichi Hamada asks will we allow ignorance & political opportunism to prevent us from realising them?
4th May 18, 9:32am
29th Dec 17, 10:12am
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Inflation targeting is a means to an end – full employment and higher GDP growth. Koichi Hamada asks if higher prices, like higher unemployment, implies economic and social costs, why should the monetary authorities be wanting that?
Inflation targeting is a means to an end – full employment and higher GDP growth. Koichi Hamada asks if higher prices, like higher unemployment, implies economic and social costs, why should the monetary authorities be wanting that?
29th Dec 17, 10:12am
1st Jul 17, 11:47am
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When President Trump pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many assumed that the mega-regional trade deal was dead. But Koichi Hamada says such assumptions may have been premature
When President Trump pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many assumed that the mega-regional trade deal was dead. But Koichi Hamada says such assumptions may have been premature
1st Jul 17, 11:47am
29th Apr 17, 9:26am
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Is betraying partners the new way to succeed in international relations? Koichi Hamada uses game theory to show how this may work for the US administration's foreign policy and where it falters
Is betraying partners the new way to succeed in international relations? Koichi Hamada uses game theory to show how this may work for the US administration's foreign policy and where it falters
29th Apr 17, 9:26am
29th Dec 16, 2:24pm
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Keynes ruled for 40 years. Then, a counterrevolution took hold, reflecting sharp criticism of his fiscal activism. After another 40 years, Keynes’ key idea is back, and Japan, for one, desperately needs to take it on board
Keynes ruled for 40 years. Then, a counterrevolution took hold, reflecting sharp criticism of his fiscal activism. After another 40 years, Keynes’ key idea is back, and Japan, for one, desperately needs to take it on board
29th Dec 16, 2:24pm
27th Oct 16, 8:34am
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Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
27th Oct 16, 8:34am
1st Sep 16, 11:07am
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Currency speculators think they have a no-lose situation in Japan. Koichi Hamada urges the Japanese authorities to intervene to stop the Yen from appreciating further despite some clear high costs of doing so
Currency speculators think they have a no-lose situation in Japan. Koichi Hamada urges the Japanese authorities to intervene to stop the Yen from appreciating further despite some clear high costs of doing so
1st Sep 16, 11:07am
23rd Jun 16, 9:02am
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Koichi Hamada likens government borrowing, especially for QE, to a ponzi scheme, something only illegal in the private sector
Koichi Hamada likens government borrowing, especially for QE, to a ponzi scheme, something only illegal in the private sector
23rd Jun 16, 9:02am
30th Apr 16, 11:21am
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Koichi Hamada believes that the benefits of so-called helicopter money are not worth the risks
Koichi Hamada believes that the benefits of so-called helicopter money are not worth the risks
30th Apr 16, 11:21am
29th Feb 16, 11:23am
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Koichi Hamada blames aggressive speculation for the yen's rise since the BOJ introduced negative interest rates
Koichi Hamada blames aggressive speculation for the yen's rise since the BOJ introduced negative interest rates
29th Feb 16, 11:23am
30th Dec 15, 9:42am
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Koichi Hamada sees China at a crossroads where central planning and the market economy clash; he wonders if they actually have the confidence to let market forces fix many of their issues
Koichi Hamada sees China at a crossroads where central planning and the market economy clash; he wonders if they actually have the confidence to let market forces fix many of their issues
30th Dec 15, 9:42am
2nd Nov 15, 9:44am
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Koichi Hamada hopes that narrow, parochial interests do not block the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Koichi Hamada hopes that narrow, parochial interests do not block the Trans-Pacific Partnership
2nd Nov 15, 9:44am