The Economic Impact of the Japanese Disasters

Harvard Business Review

Transportation disruptions and the closing of many factories throughout Japan will shrink Japanese aggregate demand and disrupt supply chains worldwide. Bold recovery plans would seem to be in order, but how that response is financed holds great import for Japan's economic future. Human suffering is certainly our main concern in the immediate aftermath of Japan's 3/11 tragedy.

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More and More CEOs Are Taking Their Social Responsibility Seriously

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BlackRock is a giant, too, and finance is another industry where a small number of big players dominate. The Ford story doesn’t add up , if you assume that Ford believed that his move alone was enough to raise overall demand for cars. Ryan McVay/Getty Images. Jana Partners, the activist hedge fund, isn’t known as a tree-hugging hippie sort of firm.