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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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February 21, 2017

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 ...

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December 26, 2016

The Paris Agreement and Japan’s Energy Risks

The world is making a dynamic shift to clean energy sources, with the Paris Agreement entering into force just a ...

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October 17, 2016

Japan’s Role in Sustainable Development

Having made substantial progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goal of reducing extreme poverty, the world is now turning its ...

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September 27, 2016

Bush and the Paris Agreement

While President George W. Bush is criticized for his failure to support the Kyoto Protocol, it was his administration’s climate ...

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February 24, 2012

Advances toward Public Interest Capitalism

The idea of public interest capitalism has been gaining support both in Japan and abroad, with even top corporate leaders ...

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August 07, 2009

The DPJ Platform on Climate-Change—A Reality Check

With a critical election looming and an international climate-change conference just over the horizon, the opposition Democratic Party of Japan ...

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