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Suganomics: Abenomics Minus Yasukuni?
October 07, 2020

Suganomics: Abenomics Minus Yasukuni?

By Anthony Fensom
Can Japan's new PM get the economy back on track in a nation facing a global pandemic, mounting debt and adverse demographics?

Can Japan’s New Suga Administration Steer the Battered Economy Toward Growth?
September 25, 2020

Can Japan’s New Suga Administration Steer the Battered Economy Toward Growth?

By Thisanka Siripala
All eyes are on the Suga administration’s policy agenda after committing to advancing his predecessor’s Abenomics growth strategy.
Shinzo Abe’s Paltry Legacy
August 31, 2020

Shinzo Abe’s Paltry Legacy

By Jeff Kingston
Despite enormous stature and power, Abe leaves office having accomplished relatively little.

Japan’s Challenges Balancing National Security and Economics
June 04, 2020

Japan’s Challenges Balancing National Security and Economics

By Michio Ueda
National security and economic interests are perhaps more tightly bound together than ever before.

What Will Tokyo’s Postponed Olympics Mean for Japanese Politics?
May 02, 2020

What Will Tokyo’s Postponed Olympics Mean for Japanese Politics?

By Kristo Tamm
Shinzo Abe’s legacy is on the line.

How Did the Abe Cabinet Attempt to Mitigate the Economic Pain From Its Tax Hike?
February 19, 2020

How Did the Abe Cabinet Attempt to Mitigate the Economic Pain From Its Tax Hike?

By Daisuke Akimoto
Japan’s GDP fell by 6.3 percent after the sales tax hike. The Abe government must have seen that coming.

New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Biggest Economies
December 31, 2019

New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Biggest Economies

By Anthony Fensom
How China, Japan, and India should look to keep their economies on track in 2020.
Japan 2019: Feast or Famine
February 07, 2019

Japan 2019: Feast or Famine

By Anthony Fensom
Economist Jesper Koll on what to expect from Abenomics and Japan's economy in 2019.

Understanding Japan’s Struggle to Reform the Shareholder-Management Relationship
September 23, 2018

Understanding Japan’s Struggle to Reform the Shareholder-Management Relationship

By David Baran
Corporate governance has a long way to go in Japan.

After the Presidential Election, What Next for Abe and the LDP?
September 23, 2018

After the Presidential Election, What Next for Abe and the LDP?

By Thisanka Siripala
After a sweeping victory against a rival LDP member, Abe secures a new 3 year term as party leader -- and prime minister.

Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon
February 16, 2018

Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon

By Wrenn Yennie Lindgren and Petter Y. Lindgren
Bilateral ties between Tokyo and Oslo are set to converge, with multiple areas for cooperation.
Japan GDP Growth: Partying Like It’s 1989?
February 14, 2018

Japan GDP Growth: Partying Like It’s 1989?

By Anthony Fensom
Japan is on its longest economic growth spurt since the 1980s.

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