Tapping into Senior Power
A More Balanced Approach to Fiscal Sustainability

Oshio, Takashi
Tapping into Senior Power: A More Balanced Approach to Fiscal Sustainability

An economist and social security expert questions the economic orthodoxy of boosting taxes and cutting benefits as the key to fiscal sustainability in a rapidly graying society.

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Japan Can be More Proactive in Creating a Global Consensus on Data Governance
An Interview with GGF 2027 Fellow Shoko Yoshihara

Yoshihara, Shoko
Japan Can be More Proactive in Creating a Global Consensus on Data Governance: An Interview with GGF 2027 Fellow Shoko Yoshihara

Research fellow Shoko Yoshihara, who is participating in the Global Governance Futures 2027 round, points out that as a country possessing high technology, Japan should be more proactive in creating a global consensus on new technology. The article was originally published in the journal Global Policy.

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What a Border Adjustment Tax Will and Will Not Do

Hoshi, Takeo
What a Border Adjustment Tax Will and Will Not Do

Often mistakenly considered a protectionist measure, a border adjustment tax, argues Takeo Hoshi, is actually not a trade-distorting mechanism but part of a fundamental tax reform with a sound economic foundation.

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Kitaoka, Shinichi

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Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

President, International University of Japan

Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo

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