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.
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.
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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