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Editor's blog  Feb. 3, 2019

Freedom of Finance and the Debt-laden Economy

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Editor's blog  Nov. 16, 2017

Avoiding the Thucydides Trap Through Interdependence Between the United States and China

Kojima Akira, Member, Board of Trustees, and Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Trustee, Chairman of the World Trade Center Tokyo

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Editor's blog  Aug. 16, 2017

New Population Projection for Japan

Komine Takao, Professor, Department of Regional Development, Taisho University

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Editor's blog  Dec. 23, 2016

Overcome a Number of Traps and Gaps Embedded in the Japanese Economy and Society

The world is now facing an historic and major change in trends and structural transitions. In this context, I would like to reexamine the position of Japan and discuss the direction, potential, and issues related to Japan in the future. What becomes apparent through this attempt is the variety of gaps and traps that are embedded in Japan. There is a gap between Japan and other countries that is caused by a major change in global trends and Japan’s consistent failure to respond to the shifting currents. There is also a gap in awareness about issues and policy opinions between the younger generation and the elderly generation in Japan, which has led to the advent of an aging society in which Japan has become a typical silver democracy. Moreover, as I mentioned in the Editors’ Blog, there is a gap between the image of ... ... [Read more]

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Editor's blog  Sept. 28, 2016

Move to create ‘beyond GDP’ index that emphasizes economic quality and continuity

Kojima Akira, Member, Board of Trustees, and Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Trustee, Chairman of the World Trade Center Tokyo

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Editor's blog  Sept. 27, 2016

Issues Facing Japan after The Upper House Election

Komine Takao, Professor, Department of Regional Development, Taisho University

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Editor's blog  Mar. 17, 2016

Soros’ Warning of a Hard Landing in China and Tremendous Adjustments to Its Debt Economy

Kojima Akira, Member, Board of Trustees, and Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Trustee, Chairman of the World Trade Center Tokyo

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Editor's blog  Jan. 17, 2016

Japanese Companies’ Actions Regarding the Major Trends of the New Industrial Revolution

Kojima Akira, Member, Board of Trustees, and Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Trustee, Chairman of the World Trade Center Tokyo

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Editor's blog  Dec. 25, 2015

Japan’s Economic Outlook for 2016

Komine Takao, Professor, Department of Regional Development, Taisho University

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Editor's blog  Oct. 15, 2015

Outlook for the Chinese Economy

Komine Takao, Professor, Department of Regional Development, Taisho University

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