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Japan’s New Housing Policy to Reduce Abandoned Homes Falls Below National Target
September 26, 2019

Japan’s New Housing Policy to Reduce Abandoned Homes Falls Below National Target

By Thisanka Siripala
As aging Japan tries to reduce the number of empty houses through a subsidized housing initiative, the plan has been met with disinterest.

Can the Japan Self-Defense Force Age Gracefully?
September 18, 2019

Can the Japan Self-Defense Force Age Gracefully?

By Yoshimitsu Sato
How the JSDF should adapt to a shrinking population and an aging society in Japan.
Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum
November 15, 2016

Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum

By Dennis McCornac and Rong Zhang
A look at the challenges faced by Chinese migrant workers in Japan's construction industry.

A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy
September 26, 2014

A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy

By Clint Richards
Abe touts his policy at the U.N., although its implementation will need to overcome cultural barriers.

Shinzo Abe’s Big Plans for the Coming Diet Session
September 16, 2014

Shinzo Abe’s Big Plans for the Coming Diet Session

By Clint Richards
The Japanese prime minister has his eye on tax reform and Japan’s looming population crisis.

Japan’s Agriculture Dilemma
September 02, 2014

Japan’s Agriculture Dilemma

By Clint Richards
Achieving large-scale agriculture is an imperative, yet political opposition is formidable.

Abenomics Structural Reform ‘Arrow’ Faltering
June 10, 2014

Abenomics Structural Reform ‘Arrow’ Faltering

By Clint Richards
Abe’s proposed population and agricultural reforms lack the systemic change needed to solve entrenched problems.
Expectation Feeds Abenomics
June 02, 2014

Expectation Feeds Abenomics

By Clint Richards
Government hints and investor speculation are fueling anticipation surrounding structural reform.

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