Case | HBS Case Collection | March 2003

Investing in Japan

by Peter A. Hecht and Luis M. Viceira


The evolution of the macroeconomic environment, capital markets, financial institutions (including banks, public and private pension funds, and mutual funds), and financial regulation in Japan during the period 1980 to 2002, are examined long-term demographic projections for Japan are presented.

Keywords: Capital Markets; Investment; Financial Institutions; Macroeconomics; Japan;


Hecht, Peter A., and Luis M. Viceira. "Investing in Japan." Harvard Business School Case 203-036, March 2003.