News & Events

Goldilocks and the three bears in Japan

31 December 2017

The Japanese economy is in very good shape. As Goldilocks would say, everything seems ‘just right’. But for Japan just as for Goldilocks, the three bears...

AJRC-RSE joint project: 'Financing Japan’s higher education'

5 December 2017

The Japanese government is considering introducing an income contingent loan scheme for higher education tuition, called a *J-HECS*.

Empowering the women of Japan

21 November 2017

Today, many Japanese business leaders recognise women’s empowerment as critical for corporate growth and have started responding on a scale the country...

AJRC Fellowship program call for applications

13 November 2017

Spend 3-6 months in Japan working with policy thought leaders in Japan on research focussed fellowship program.

Bank of Japan governor joins ANU Vice-Chancellor at AJRC reception

2 November 2017

Guests were treated to speeches from current Bank of Japan Governor, Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, the ANU Vice Chancellor, Professor Brian Schmidt and Ambassador...

Japan’s elusive dream of ‘contestable party politics’

25 October 2017

Japan went to the polls on Sunday for a snap election in the lower house which saw Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) once again...

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Large-scale asset purchases and inflationary expectations

17 October 2017

New article from RIETI's William Thorbecke

AJRC Research Fellow Amy King receives Paul Bourke Award

11 October 2017

Congratulations to Dr Amy King, AJRC Research Fellow, awarded a 2017 Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research.

Japan Update 2017 video podcasts and audio files

5 October 2017

Video podcasts and audio files from the Japan Update 2017.

Abe shuffles his pieces for the political endgame

21 September 2017

It looks as if Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is fighting for his political endgame, but his pet policy Abenomics is coming under increasing pressure on a...


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