On August 5, 2020 the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) organized a webinar titled, “Central Banking in the COVID-19 Era.” News outlets, including Bloomberg, Reuters, Asahi, NHK, and Nikkei, referenced the webinar and comments made by the speakers.
The speakers were Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, and Janet L. Yellen, Distinguished Fellow in Residence with the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution and Former Chair of the Federal Reserve Board. The webinar was moderated by Takatoshi Ito, Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University and Director of the Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds at CJEB. Patricia Mosser, Director of MPA Program in Economic Policy Management and Senior Research Scholar at SIPA, joined as a discussant.
The webinar was conducted in English and was the fifth webinar in CJEB’s webinar series, "The Japanese Economy in the COVID-19 Era.” The video for the event will be available on our website at a later date. Videos and information for other webinars in the series can be found here.
Kuroda Defends BOJ Response, Independence (Bloomberg, 8/5/20)
BOJ chief: Risk from possible new restrictions (NHK, 8/5/20)
必要ならあらゆる手段、政策協調で独立性揺らがず－黒田日銀総裁 (Bloomberg, 8/5/20)
コロナ対応の再規制「経済活動大きく抑制」、日銀総裁 (Nikkei, 8/5/20)
厳格な公衆衛生措置再導入なら経済活動再び抑制＝日銀総裁 (Reuters, 8/5/20)
日銀 黒田総裁 必要があればあらゆる手段を講じる姿勢を強調 (NHK, 8/6/20)