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Asian Economic Policy Review (Vol. 2 Issue 2)

Japan: Where To From Here?

2007-12/10, Published

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Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) launched an English journal entitled Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR) in June 2006. The journal is published twice a year through John Wiley & Sons. Visit the journal website for more information.

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Summary of this issue

 This issue examined Japan’s 15-year-long “lost decade”,looking at economic, financial, and industrial policy and suggesting ways ahead for the future. We examined the weak links between free trade agreements and the government’s official development assistance policy and the economic stagnation caused by failures of macroeconomic policy.

Articles of this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Takatoshi ITO (University of Tokyo)
 Akira KOJIMA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)

Japan’s Lost Decade: What Have We Learned and Where Are We Heading?
 Hiroshi YOSHIKAWA (University of Tokyo)

Japan’s Security Policy in East Asia
 Michael AUSLIN (AAmerican Enterprise Institute)
 Michael GREEN (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

Japan’s New Foreign Economic Policy: A Shift Toward a Strategic and Activist Model?
 Mireya SOLÍS (American University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)

From Industrial Policy to Innovation Policy: Japan’s Pursuit of Competitive Advantage
 Marcus NOLAND (Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Financial Crisis and the Lost Decade
 Mitsuhiro FUKAO (Japan Center for Economic Research and Keio University)

Aging, Savings, and Public Pensions in Japan
 Charles Yuji HORIOKA (Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University)
 Wataru SUZUKI (Tokyo Gakugei University)
 Tatsuo HATTA (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Takatoshi Ito: Professor, University of Tokyo
Akira Kojima: Chairman, Japan Center for Economic Research
Shujiro Urata: Professor, Waseda University

Managing Editor
Colin McKenzie: Professor, Keio University and Sciences Po

Associate Editors
Mohamed Ariff (Malaysia): Executive Director, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research
Siow Yue Chia (Singapore): Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
Mitsuhiro Fukao (Japan): President, Japan Center for Economic Research
Hal Hill (Australia): Professor, Australian National University
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea): Head, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank
Marcus Noland (USA): Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Tadashi Shiraishi (Japan): Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Hadi Soesastro (Indonesia): Executive Director, Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Akihiko Tanaka (Japan): Professor, University of Tokyo
Yongding Yu (China): Director-General and Senior Fellow, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Associate Editor on leave
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand): Minister of Finance, (former President, Thailand Development Research Institute)