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November 28, 2017

Japanese Healthcare at a Crossroads (2)
Rethinking Reimbursement for Integrated, Cost-Effective Care

Japan’s fee-for-service healthcare reimbursement system, while limiting the cost of individual services, provides almost no incentive for efficient, integrated care. ...

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October 30, 2017

Japanese Healthcare at a Crossroads (1)
Toward Integrated Community Care

Japan is facing tough choices as demographic aging threatens the sustainability of its vaunted universal health insurance system. Health policy ...

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August 27, 2013

Citizen Diplomacy in the Age of Globalization
Japan-US-Europe Symposium on Kyoto’s Heritage in a Globalizing World

A Japan-US-Europe symposium on citizen diplomacy, co-hosted by the Tokyo Foundation and Doshisha University, was held on June 10, 2013, ...

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November 14, 2012

Dissecting the Tax Schemes of Japan's "Third Force" (2)

In the second of a two-part series on the Japan Restoration Party's tax platform, Shigeki Morinobu explores the optimum forms ...

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November 05, 2012

Dissecting the Tax Schemes of Japan's "Third Force" (1)

Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's drive to transform public administration in Japan has drawn renewed attention since his party went national ...

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August 31, 2012

Building the Foundation for Local Governance

Japan instituted the legal framework for political decentralization more than a decade ago, but few local governments have even begun ...

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