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Editor's blog  Jan. 23, 2015

Abe Shinzo’s Choices in 2015

IWAMA Yoko, Professor of International Relations, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

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Editor's blog  Jan. 20, 2015

The Washington Consensus vs. The Beijing Consensus

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

The year 2015 marks the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War Two, and it will most likely be a year concerning the governance of the world economy. While the U.S.-led Bretton Woods system, centered around the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, has long driven the operation and ideals of finance and economy in the post-war world, China and other countries who seek to expand their influence are attempting to revise the means for governing the global economy by establishing systems of their own. One particularly noteworthy development is the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) proposed by China that is expected to be established during 2015. China proposed the concept for this bank in October 2013. By October 2014, it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on establishing the bank with twenty nations interested in the concept, with Indonesia announcing ... ... [Read more]

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Editor's blog  Oct. 30, 2014

Abenomics Has Entered the Second Stage

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

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Editor's blog  Sept. 19, 2014

The term “innovation” should not be limited to technical innovation: A misunderstanding has seen downgraded from “gain a profit.”

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. 7, 2014

The Labor Shortage in Japan’s Economy

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

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Editor's blog  Aug. 22, 2014

Japan and the Centenary of the First World War

IWAMA Yoko, Professor of International Relations, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

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Editor's blog  Jul. 9, 2014

Concerning a Target Population of 100 Million

KOMINE Takao, professor at the Graduate School of Regional Policy Design at Hosei University; Project Leader at the 21st Century Public Policy Institute

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Editor's blog  Jun. 5, 2014

Helping Japan Win in Both Technology and Business

KOJIMA Akira, Chairman of World Trade Center Tokyo, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

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Editor's blog  Apr. 2, 2014

Don’t you buy Womenomics?

IWAMA Yoko, Professor of International Relations, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

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Editor's blog  Mar. 29, 2014

The Significance of Changes in the Current Account Balance

KOMINE Takao, professor at the Graduate School of Regional Policy Design at Hosei University; Project Leader at the 21st Century Public Policy Institute

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