Fundamental Research on International Flow-of-Funds Analysis

IDE Research Bulletin


March 2018

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Brief summary of the project
To get a brief overview of the world economy in recent years, savings glut causes public debt problem in developed economies. On the other hand, lack of investment undermines economic growth of underdeveloped countries. However, the discrepancy of financial systems between developed and developing countries hinders global redistribution of funds. This research project aims to comprehend and organize flow-of-funds accounts of arious countries of the world, especailly case studies of Brazil, and Japan, and their analysis methods systemically in order to analyze the situation of global maldistribution of funds. Furthermore, the global financial input-output tables including Japan, Korea, the U.S. and Canada are created. The countermeasure for underdeveloped countries with inadequate statistics will be examined in the concrete.