The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, gives an ‘update’ on the country’s recent developments and forecasts its future directions.
The purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of prefectural ordinances on juvenile delinquency.
With an ageing population and stagnate economy the problem of income inequality is heavily discussed yet health inequality has risen as a prominent issue.
Autonomous vehicle (AV), or connected autonomous vehicle (CAV), is one of the hottest issues among Japanese policymakers these days.
This Public Forum takes a fresh look at the Australia-China relationship, and will provide a critical examination of the issues that need to be addressed in order to realise the relationship’s potential.
Satoshi Tobe explores the determinants of house prices.
The effects of the new fiscal rule and creative accounting: Empirical evidence from Japanese municipalities with Hideo Yunoue
Haruaki Hirota explores the phenomenon in creative accounting by fiscal adjustments with municipalities postponing improving their true fiscal deficits.
The emergence of a parallel world: The misperception problem for bank balance sheet risk and lending behaviour
Hitoshi Inoue explores distressed banks’ lending behaviour in Japan’s post-bubble period
Do people pay for cleaner air?
In celebration of Kimie Harada’s recent commendation from the The International Organisation of Vine and Wine Professor Harada presents her research into wine consumption in the region.