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Japan’s politics is opening up to women, but don’t expect a feminist revolution yet

July 17, 2019 • Asia - Pacific, Special Report: How to Lead the Changing JapanComments (0)

Three women have in recent months been appointed to politically powerful positions in Japan. But even as seeing women in positions of power becomes less unusual in the country, gender parity is a long way off. Renho Murata (commonly known as Renho) is the new leader of the opposition Democratic Party; Koike Yuriko beat her two …

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Why Workstyle Reform Just Might Work in Japan

June 23, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Asia - Pacific, Special Report: How to Lead the Changing JapanComments (0)

By Ginka Toegel Ikigai– in Japanese it means, loosely, “what makes life worth living.”  If reforms by the Shinzō Abe government succeed, it may one day represent a new ethos towards work-life balance. Is this possible for a population more

Japan in the Face of Breaking Into New Working Culture

June 20, 2019 • Asia - Pacific, Special Report: How to Lead the Changing JapanComments (0)

By Alecsandra Tubiera  The land of the rising sun, Japan – in its entirety is often viewed as a place filled with extraordinary ideas and innovative inventions. Behind these brilliant beginnings are hardworking and efficient people who work under the

Toward Japan’s Economic End-Game

May 9, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Asia - Pacific, Dan Steinbock, Special Report: How to Lead the Changing JapanComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock As the spotlight has been on Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito, the economy is coping with half a decade of Abenomics, monetary injections, huge debt – and a proposed sales tax that could make things a lot worse by the fall.   Ever

How Finance is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

July 28, 2014 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Asia - Pacific, Banking Innovation, China, Governance & Regulation, Special Report: How to Lead the Changing JapanComments (0)

By Yung Chul Park, Hugh Patrick, and Larry Meissner In what ways, and to what degree, has the financial system mattered, and what roles has it played, in the Japanese economy since about 1990, in the Korean economy since about 1980, and in the Chinese economy

A Review of Abenomics: The Bold Plan to End Deflationary Recession in Japan

January 13, 2014 • World Politics, In-depth, Asia - Pacific, Special Report: How to Lead the Changing JapanComments (0)

By Mitsuru Misawa In order to catalyse economic activity and pull Japan from its two-decade period of deflationary recession, new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has enacted a bold recovery strategy. Thus far, his programs have not yet yielded the dramatic shift