GLOBAL MACRO SHIFTS

Japan: The Quest for Growth and Inflation

with Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.

Japan has embarked on an unprecedented economic policy shift to finally break out of nearly two decades of low growth and deflation. Whether or not the new strategy succeeds will have substantial implications for the global economic outlook. The Templeton Global Macro team breaks down the factors that brought Japan to this moment and the obstacles the economy still faces.

In this edition of Global Macro Shifts

Global Environment

Dr. Michael Hasenstab and the Templeton Global Macro team examine the latest developments in the world’s biggest economies and discuss why fresh global growth concerns may be overblown.

Focus on Japan

Is Japan on the road back to restoring growth? Dr. Michael Hasenstab and the Templeton Global Macro team take a closer look at the economy's history, progress and remaining challenges.

Japan: The Quest for Growth and Inflation

Japan has spent nearly two decades trying to defeat deflation and reignite growth. Dr. Michael Hasenstab looks at the lessons learned by the country, the challenges that remain and the current strategy to revive the economy.

Japan: Abenomics Outlook

Is Abenomics working? Dr. Michael Hasenstab examines the progress and the outlook for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's unprecedented economic policy.

Global Economic Outlook

Dr. Michael Hasenstab breaks down the latest developments in China after a summer of economic turmoil, and explains why he's still upbeat about the US and several emerging markets.

MEET THE TEAM

Michael Hasenstab
  • Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.
  • Executive Vice President,
  • Portfolio Manager,
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Templeton Global Macro
Sonal Desai
  • Sonal Desai, Ph.D.
  • Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Director of Research
  • Templeton Global Macro
Hyung C. Shin
  • Hyung C. Shin, Ph.D.
  • Vice President, Senior Global Macro & Research Analyst
  • Templeton Global Macro
Attila Korpos
  • Attila Korpos, Ph.D.
  • Research Analyst
  • Templeton Global Macro
Calvin Ho
  • Calvin Ho, Ph.D.
  • Vice President, Senior Global Macro & Research Analyst
  • Templeton Global Macro
Diego Valderrama
  • Diego Valderrama, Ph.D.
  • Senior Global Macro & Research Analyst
  • Templeton Global Macro
Kang Tan
  • Kang Tan, Ph.D.
  • Senior Global Macro & Research Analyst
  • Templeton Global Macro