William Pesek

William Pesek is a Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades." He is a former columnist for Bloomberg and Barron's.

  • Can Vietnam avoid a crash this time?

    Getting the basics right is the only hope to keep multinationals on board

  • Indonesia mustn't botch the endgame

    Widodo must use his mandate for reform

  • Modinomics loses urgency at worst moment

    Slowing growth should prompt Indian PM to speed up reform

  • Shinzo Abe's selfish Japan election gamble

    Economic reform loses out to expediency and constitutional tinkering

  • Philippine peso flashes warning signs for Dutertenomics

    Violence and policy drift deter currency traders

  • Moon's make-Korea-great-again plan gets Trumped

    Trump`s threats against a key ally are misplaced

  • Australia hurt by currency 'Cold War' from Fed, ECB and BOJ

    Jackson Hole summit shows desire to weaken major currencies

  • How Japan's PM could use Son's 'soft power'

    The country's richest man could help revamp Abenomics

  • Japan's 'womenomics' finally gets a face

    Nation gets new role model for female empowerment but will it make a difference?

  • Asia is about to get Trumped, again, and again

    Amid growing tension, sudden tariffs on Beijing sets stage for bigger trade clashes

  • Irrational exuberance, Indian-style?

    Modi should ditch Trump's playbook and tackle toughest challenge: bad loans

  • ASEAN's awkward midlife crisis

    Regional bloc needs closer integration to withstand challenges

  • China's debt troubles are rapidly going global

    Beijing's debt binge is a clear danger to the global economy

  • Why Thailand risks a lost economic decade

    Junta must tackle underlying causes of low growth

  • Is the BOJ about to shock markets anew?

    Pressure mounts on Kuroda to save Abenomics

  • Why Singapore is struggling to reinvent itself

    Roots of today`s problems were visible in the city-state over 20 years ago

  • Can Mahathir's return save Malaysia?

    Bold change is needed to restore Malaysia's competitiveness

  • How Moon can recharge South Korea's batteries

    Green energy could be Seoul`s next boom industry

  • Japan's four lessons for debt addict China

    Beijing must clamp down on credit and pounce on shadow banking to avert a crisis

  • Philippines loses its shock absorber

    Uncertainty for investors as respected central bank chief steps down