On the Economic Consequences of the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake Rene Belderbos Dept. of Managerial Economic, Strategy and Innovation. Contents. Main focus: consequences for the Japanese economy Economic growth, energy policy Multinational firms, trade&investment
Rebuilding the area (late 2010 through 2014)
Weakestpoints of the Japanese economy get hit
Public debt and long term economic growth
Policies. Increase in tax base: Consumption tax (5%) has to increase. Which politician will take this measure?
Economy will show limited growth. Japan will drop in the rankings of the largest size economies (China topped Japan just this year)