Former Bank of Japan Board Member

Ex-BOJ Board Member and Executive Economist of Nomura Research Institute Takahide Kiuchi discusses the BOJ's inflation target and yield curve control.

by Beat Siegenthaler 05 Jul 2018

The 2% inflation target is unachievable and the Bank of Japan might be in the process of recognizing as much, particularly with Prime Minister Abe possibly about to declare victory over deflation, says Takahide Kiuchi, former Member of the Bank of Japan Policy Board. Kiuchi-san served on the BoJ board between 2012-2017, following a number of years as Head of the Economics Research Department and Chief Economist at Nomura Securities. He is currently Executive Economist at the Nomura Research Institute.

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