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December 07, 2017

Abenomics and the Elusive Trickle Down

Despite a steadily growing economy, the promised trickle-down effect has yet to materialize, with newly created wealth being amassed mainly ...

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December 04, 2017

Stop Gambling with the Bluefin’s Survival

Senior Fellow Masayuki Komatsu rebukes the Japanese government for caving in to the demands of the domestic fishing industry and ...

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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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November 09, 2017

Advance Planning for Fiscal Insolvency

With a fiscal deficit more than twice its gross domestic product and a rapidly aging society, Japan needs a Plan ...

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November 07, 2017

The Lost in Translation Problem
Intercultural Engagement and the Dangers of Othering

The depiction of Japan as an “othered” cultural object has a long and difficult history, and is an issue that ...

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November 01, 2017

US Tax Reform: Prospects and Roadblocks

Transcript of Keynote Address by Alan Auerbach at the Tokyo Foundation Policy Dialogue, August 2, 2017. ...

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November 01, 2017

Tokyo Foundation Policy Dialogue on
Japanese and US Economic and Tax Policy

The Tokyo Foundation hosted a policy dialogue on “Japanese and US Economic and Tax Policy” on August 2, inviting top ...

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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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October 26, 2017

Applications for GGF 2030 Now Open

Global Governance Futures (#GGF2030) brings together exceptional young ...

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October 04, 2017

China’s Quest for Huayu Quan
Can Xi Jinping Change the Terms of International Discourse?

Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of China are calling for a great leap forward in Chinese philosophy and social ...

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