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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The Japanese Economy in 2017 (2)
Bumps on the Road to Deregulation and Free Trade

Hatta, Tatsuo Hoshi, Takeo
The Japanese Economy in 2017 (2): Bumps on the Road to Deregulation and Free Trade

In the second half of a dialogue on Japan’s economic outlook in the coming year, two Tokyo Foundation economists discuss the need for further deregulation and review Japan’s options in the face of a growing backlash against globalization.

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Morinobu, Shigeki

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Professor of Law, Chuo University

President, Japan Tax Institute

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