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Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:00 - 13:30

"Abenomics: What Is It? Is It Working? And What Needs To Happen Next"
Paul Sheard
Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics and Research, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
Language: The speech and Q & A will be in English 

 On a visit to the club in June last year, Paul Sheard said that Abenomics could be dubbed Nodanomics. He meant that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies follow on from those of his predecessor Yoshihiko Noda as they may be a cover to get through the sales-tax rise that took effect last month.

 About a year on, Sheard, the chief global economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, will give his updated view of Abe's economic approach, as he tries to steer the economy through the tax increase that is dragging on consumer confidence and household finances and is expected to trigger a contraction this quarter.

 Sheard leads a team of over 50 economists, researchers and analysts at S&P. He was previously chief global economist at Nomura Securities. He has written several books and articles on corporate governance and the Japanese economy. The Crisis of Main Bank Capitalism (Toyo Keizai Shinposha), earned him the Suntory-Gakugei Prize in the Economics–Politics Division. 

 Please reserve in advance, 3211-3161 or on the website (still & TV cameras inclusive). The charge for members/members' guest is 1,750/2,700 yen; non-members including guest-members eligible to attend may pay in cash. (Menu: Sautéed Veal Loin and Mozzarella Porcini Sauce) Reservations canceled less than one hour in advance for working press members, and 24 hours for all others, will be charged in full. Reservations and cancellations are not complete without confirmation. For meal service, please enter the room by 12:25.

 *Working Pressは1時間、Associate, non-memberは24時間以内のキャンセルはフルチャージとなりますのでご注意ください。なおキャンセルは電話でのみ承ります。

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