The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research
Toward a New Era in Independent, Evidence-Based Policymaking

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The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research: Toward a New Era in Independent, Evidence-Based Policymaking ©Yukinori Hasumi/Getty Images

By formulating pioneering solutions to twenty-first century challenges, the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research aims to become an influential voice in the global policymaking community.

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The Employment Trap: How Initial Job Status Impacts Life Outcomes

Oshio, Takashi
The Employment Trap: How Initial Job Status Impacts Life Outcomes ©bee32/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Falling short in the all-important task of finding a job following graduation could have a long-lasting impact on people's self-esteem, marital status, and mental health.

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Toward Community Solutions for Renewable Energy
Lessons from Obama Hot Springs

Hiranuma, Hikaru
Toward Community Solutions for Renewable Energy: Lessons from Obama Hot Springs

Japan’s numerous hot springs offer rich potential for the development of renewable energy, but only if developers learn to work closely with local stakeholders. Tokyo Foundation energy expert Hikaru Hiranuma spotlights a southern spa town that metamorphosed from a fierce opponent of geothermal power into a pioneer in the field.

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About the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research is an independent, not-for-profit think tank that presents concrete policy proposals based on a lucid analysis of the issues combined with a solid grasp of everyday life and the reality on the ground. We also cultivate socially engaged future leaders with a broad perspective and deep insight, both in Japan and overseas. We fervently hope that our unique combination of policy research and human resource development will change society for the better.

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Tsuchiya, Ryosuke

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Board Member, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research

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