Research

Turning Kansai into an Advanced Sustainable Tourism Region

Abstract

Research leader:

Yoshihisa Inada(Director of Research & Director of the Center for Quantitative Economic Analysis, Asia Pacific Institute of Research/Professor Emeritus, Konan University)

 

Research outline:

Demand by inbound tourism in Kansai is recovering rapidly after the Covid-19 pandemic, and is expected to grow further before Expo 2025. In view of this, this project aims to contribute to the formulation of future tourism strategies by local governments, DMOs, and other actors, by analyzing current issues facing the tourism industry and exploring potential solutions. Our focus is quantitative analysis, and the creation of an index which can quantify and measure the brand power of tourism resources.

関連論文

  • KARAVASILEV, Yani

    Japanese Economy Monthly Forecast (January 2024)

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Monthly Report(JP)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    KARAVASILEV, Yani / INADA, Yoshihisa

    ABSTRACT

    Forecast updates

    ▶ Our forecast for Japan’s real GDP growth in 2023 Q4 is an annualized +3.2%

    ▶ we forecast a headline inflation (GDP deflator) of +0.2% QoQ in 2023 Q4.

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

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  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Kansai Economic Insight Monthly Vol. 129 (January 2024)

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Monthly Report(Kansai)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Economic conditions heading downward, signs of future deterioration

    Natural disasters and declining production pose downside risks

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

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  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Japanese Economy Monthly Forecast (December 2023)

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Monthly Report(JP)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Forecast updates

    ▶ Our forecast for Japan’s real GDP growth in 2023 Q4 is an annualized +0.7%

    ▶ we forecast a headline inflation (GDP deflator) of +0.0% QoQ in 2023 Q4.

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

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  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Kansai Economic Insight Monthly Vol. 128 (December 2023)

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Monthly Report(Kansai)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Economic conditions heading downward, signs of future deterioration

    Slowdown in overseas economies and stagnant exports pose downside risks

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

    PDF
  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Kansai Economic Insight Quarterly No.67

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Quarterly Report(Kansai)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Revised Economic Forecast for Kansai’s GRP reflecting the second advance estimate of Q3 2023 GDP:

    +1.3% in FY 2023, +1.6% in FY 2024, +1.4% in FY 2025

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

     

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  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Japanese Economy: Analysis and Forecasts, No.146

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Quarterly Report(JP)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Revised growth forecast reflecting the second advance estimate for Q3 GDP

    – Real GDP growth forecast: +1.7% in FY 2023, +1.4% in FY 2024, +1.1% in FY 2025 –

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

    PDF
  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Japanese Economy Monthly Forecast (November 2023)

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Monthly Report(JP)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Forecast updates

    ▶ Our forecast for Japan’s real GDP growth in 2023 Q4 is an annualized -0.3%

    ▶ We forecast a GDP deflator of -0.3% QoQ in 2023 Q4.

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

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  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Kansai Economic Insight Monthly Vol. 127 (November 2023)

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Monthly Report(Kansai)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Economic conditions heading downward, signs of future deterioration

    Prolonged high consumer prices and stagnant trade with China pose downside risks

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

    PDF
  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Kansai Economic Insight Quarterly No.66

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Quarterly Report(Kansai)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Gradual recovery in Kansai continues, but the economy is entering a new phase.

    The “post-Covid” phase is over, and so is post-pandemic economic optimism.

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

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  • INADA, Yoshihisa

    Japanese Economy: Analysis and Forecasts, No.145

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast

    Asia Pacific Economic Forecast » Quarterly Report(JP)

     / DATE : 

    AUTHOR : 
    INADA, Yoshihisa / KARAVASILEV, Yani

    ABSTRACT

    Persistently high inflation and weak private demand

    – Real GDP growth forecast: +1.5% in FY 2023, +1.2% in FY 2024, +1.0% in FY 2025 –

    Download the full report for a detailed analysis.

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