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Club Lunch: Abenomics or Abegeddon?

Date: 17 Feb 2014 01:00 PM — 02:00 PM | Venue:

Speaker: David Pilling
Asia Editor, The Financial Times

12:45PM – LUNCH

Topic: Abenomics or Abegeddon?

Japan has launched one of the boldest monetary policy experiments in modern history, aimed at extracting the country’s economy from 15 years of deflation. David Pilling will examine the background to this move – both economic and political – and assess the chances of its success.

David Pilling is the Asia Editor of the Financial Times, overseeing coverage of the region, including China, India and Japan. He writes an award-winning weekly column on Asian affairs and frequently interviews regional figures from the worlds of politics, business and the arts. He was FT Bureau Chief in Tokyo from 2002 to 2008. His book, Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival, has just been published by Penguin.

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