Japan is aging faster than we think

Author: Masataka Nakagawa, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research Population projections from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs confirm that Japan will remain the world’s most aged country for at least the next few decades. The 2019 Revision of World Population Prospects, released in June 2019, predicts the proportion of people […]

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Crafting a 2020 budget for Indonesia

Authors: Wisnu Wardana and Manggi Habir, Bank Danamon The phrase ‘global growth slowdown’ is currently dominating international headlines. A rising wave of uncertainty has sent a series of quakes across global financial markets, as yield-seeking activities create increased volatility. For most emerging market economies, including Indonesia, paddling against this current is not viable. Given that […]

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