Japan’s opaque economic security policy agenda

Economic security is becoming crucial to Japan’s national security portfolio. The government is discussing a new ‘economic security law’ to submit to the National Diet in 2022, which would strengthen supply chains and protect Japanese patents.

Can Japan's economy recover under Kishida?

In short, despite being the LDP leader, Kishida’s economic policy stance resembles that of the leftist opposition parties. He is claiming that he will deliver cash benefits of 100,000 yen for all children under 18 years old,

Reimagining the Japan Relationship

The report suggests a new way for Australia to think about Japan, and what is needed to build the institutional support and infrastructure that is necessary for a deepening relationship.

Consensus-builder Kishida’s challenge to maintain stability in Japan

Japan has a new prime minister. On 29 September, Fumio Kishida won the race for the leadership of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), but what sort of leader will he be?

Do GDP Statistics Have a Future?

Though it has significant problems as outlined above, the GDP index is unlikely to disappear. Without GDP statistics, we would largely lose macroeconomic empirical analyses of GDP fluctuations and growth.

Creation of a Healthy Cyber Ecosystem

Building a social system that can sustain a healthy cyber ecosystem

The Importance of Long-Term Perspectives in Policy Making

Examples of Policy Proposals by the T20 SME Policy Task Force

Japan Update 2018

Peak Japan is the sixth Japan Update since the series was established in 2013.

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