Articles in practice-oriented journals
Ajinomoto: Process of Corporate Entrepreneurship Hitotsubashi Business Review 2017 Winter Vol.65 No. 3 pp.154-164
||Sun, K., Uchida, D., Takahashi,Y.
The evolution of inflation expectations in Japan 2017 BIS working paper No. 647
||Hattori, M., Yetman, J.
We model inflation forecasts as monotonically diverging from an estimated long-run anchor point towards actual inflation as the forecast horizon shortens. Fitting the model with forecaster-level data for Japan, we find that the estimated anchors across forecasters have tended to rise in recent years, along with the dispersion in estimates across forecasters. Further, the degree to which these anchors pin down inflation expectations at longer horizons has increased, but remains considerably lower than found in a similar study of Canadian and US forecasters. Finally, the wide dispersion in estimated decay paths across forecasters points to a diverse set of views across forecasters about the inflation process in Japan.