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November 06, 2018

Forum Report
Land Rights and Responsibilities in the Twenty-First Century

With the Japanese government gearing up for major reforms to address the structural causes of the country’s unclaimed-land crisis, the ...

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October 16, 2018

Tackling the “Missing Landowner” Crisis
Stopgaps and Structural Reforms

As the government of Shinzo Abe moves to address Japan’s abandoned-land crisis, Shoko Yoshihara urges a wider debate on institutional ...

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April 18, 2018

How to Represent the Interests of Future Generations Now

What does it take to make people more altruistic toward future generations? ...

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March 26, 2018

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

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

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February 08, 2018

Japan’s Demographic Advantages

Broad pessimism evoked by Japan’s shrinking population may be misguided. Takeo Hoshi shows that productivity growth is a far more ...

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August 08, 2017

Land Issues in the Era of Depopulation
An Interview with Author Shoko Yoshihara

Research fellow Shoko Yoshihara shares her insights into the escalating problem of abandoned and unclaimed land, the subject of her ...

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May 11, 2017

Taking Policy Research to a New Level
Tokyo Foundation Remaking Itself into Top Global Research Institute

The demographic challenges Japan has been grappling with are issues that most industrial societies will also soon face. By substantially ...

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May 01, 2017

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 ...

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May 23, 2016

Japan’s “Missing Landowners”
Legal Framework for Land Ownership Inadequate to Cope with Aging, Depopulation

Measures to enhance the collection of land ownership data are urgently needed, but this will entail decisions on who will ...

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March 04, 2015

Saving Japan’s Endangered Regions

Depopulation threatens the very existence of hundreds of outlying municipalities in Japan, according to an alarming report published in 2014. ...

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