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June 20, 2018

Balancing Political Leadership and Bureaucratic Autonomy
Scandals Highlight the Need for a Correction

After decades of reform aimed at strengthening the power of the prime minister and bringing the bureaucracy to heel, a ...

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June 14, 2018

Strategies for Taxing the Digital Economy

As tensions mount over tax avoidance by US-based multinational tech giants, resident tax expert Shigeki Morinobu reports on multilateral efforts ...

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June 12, 2018

View from the Social Sector
Engaging with Businesses for Sustainability

The best hope for seriously tackling global problems like environmental degradation and serious labor and human-rights abuses is the formation ...

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May 15, 2018

The National Defense Strategy and the Indo-Pacific

"The NDS identifies the primary problem as a 'long-term strategic competition' with China and Russia and the erosion of US ...

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May 01, 2018

Should Civil Servants Offer Allegiance or Expertise?
Lessons from the Moritomo and Kake Scandals

By allowing the prime minister and his circle to “fast-track” officials at their own discretion, the new system opens the ...

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April 26, 2018

How the SDGs Can Benefit Japanese Businesses
Tips on Collaborating with the Social Sector

One key to successful collaboration with an NGO or NPO is building and maintaining a relationship of equality and mutual ...

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April 23, 2018

A US Withdrawal from Syria?

A political settlement that keeps Assad in power following a Russian-Iranian military victory may not prove to be an enduring ...

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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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April 16, 2018

The Impact of Trump’s Tax Reform

Trump’s tax reform will likely mean a bigger fiscal deficit and higher US interest rates, which will have a negative ...

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