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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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