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How Does Japan’s Aging Society Affect Its Economy?
November 13, 2019

How Does Japan’s Aging Society Affect Its Economy?

By Simran Walia
The aging crisis will have major impacts on Japan's economy. What can the Abe government do to mitigate the damage?

Japan’s Immigration Policy: Turned Corner or Cul-De-Sac?
February 21, 2019

Japan’s Immigration Policy: Turned Corner or Cul-De-Sac?

By Arnab Dasgupta
A new immigration reform package still doesn't go far enough to meet Japan's needs.
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.

Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength
August 07, 2017

Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength

By Anthony Fensom
Will developing Asia get old before it gets rich?

How Japan's Aging Population Impacts National Defense
June 28, 2017

How Japan's Aging Population Impacts National Defense

By Pam Kennedy
With fewer and fewer young people to recruit, Japan's military will face staffing shortfalls.

Women Will Save Japan
December 01, 2016

Women Will Save Japan

By Ankit Panda
Improving women's political and economic participation will be central to preserving Japan's status as a global heavyweight.

Does China Need Its Own 'Womenomics'?
December 09, 2015

Does China Need Its Own 'Womenomics'?

By Harry Krejsa and Maryam Janani
Japan and China both need women in the workforce to boost their economies, but they are moving in opposite directions.
Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?
November 11, 2015

Could Migrants Rescue Aging Asia?

By Anthony Fensom
Europe is accepting millions. Will Asia's shrinking powers ever follow suit?

Japan’s Immigration Reluctance
September 15, 2015

Japan’s Immigration Reluctance

By Kyla Ryan
Despite its demographic crisis, Japan isn’t interested in relaxing its immigration controls.

Kanamara Matsuri: Fertility Festivals’ Relevance for Japan
April 08, 2013

Kanamara Matsuri: Fertility Festivals’ Relevance for Japan

Japan’s ancient Kanamara Matsuri has more relevance for the country today than it may seem.

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