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Mr Koo, tell me something new

Two years ago I stumbled across an amazing explanation of Japans recession after its property bubble, the so-called “Heisei bubble”, went bust at the end of the 1980’s.
Stories of Japans dwindling economic miracle and skyrocketing governmental debt had hit the front pages and economists had turned themselves loose on the phenomenon of zombie banks.
Sarcastic folks even called Japan a “loser’s paradise”.

But how do such judgments fit into the picture that the Japanese economy has actually not tanked despite a “lost decade”?

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Three weeks have passed now — and I MISS Japan!

While I am writing my MBA thesis I get deeper into the nuts and bolts of Japan’s economy. …

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G’bye Japan and Touch Down in Berlin

G’bye Japan as you hope to see me again!

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Going Home

Three months have passed now. I am packing my stuff now and look back.
It was abnormously hot, hotter than usual during this season as my colleagues said. In August, you cannot even walk 100 metres without soaking your clothes in sweat. But thanks to lots of shopping facilities, a cooling place is just a stone throw away.

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Something is wrong …

… with this car.

Guess what!

Finance Hobbies

What’s on the leisure list of a financial guy or at least somebody assuming himself to be one?

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Beauty II

Not far away from Asakusa, there’s a place inviting to rest for a while.
It drew me like a magnet and I can still not say what attracted me there.

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