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Japan Spotlight

Japan SPOTLIGHT is our bimonthly E-Journal, published on the 10th of every odd month.

What's New

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT November/December 2022 issue is published
    COVER STORY: New Industrial Policies for Safeguarding Economic Security

    【Next Issue】
    In our next issue, Japan SPOTLIGHT January/February 2023, we will highlight the challenges of the global economy facing the risk of stagflation, exacerbated by tumultuous world geopolitics. Our next issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2023.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT September/October 2022 issue is published
    COVER STORY: White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2022 - Economic Impacts of Russian Invasion in Ukraine

    【Next Issue】
    Developed nations today are all attempting to raise their competitiveness for reasons of economic security, and industrial policy is a common tool among them, in contrast with the situation in the 1980s. We will highlight how Japan should promote its industrial policy in our next issue, Japan SPOTLIGHT November/December 2022, which will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT July/August 2022 issue is published
    COVER STORY: In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System

    【Next Issue】
    In our next issue, Japan SPOTLIGHT September/October 2022, we will highlight the theme "White Paper on International Economy &Trade 2022" as usual. Attention will be given to an analysis of the Ukraine crisis impact on both the global and the Japanese economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Sept. 10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT May/June 2022 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Evidence-Based Policy Making (EBPM) - the Current Status & Future Prospects

    【Next Issue】
    The Japan SPOTLIGHT July/August 2022 issue will highlight the theme "In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System" which is urgently required in a world now facing the turmoil of the war, the pandemic and superpowers' struggle for hegemony. Our next issue will be published on our website on July 10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT March/April 2022 issue is published
    COVER STORY: The Roadmap to Zero Carbon Emissions

    【Next Issue】
    The Japan SPOTLIGHT May/June 2022 issue will highlight Evidence-Based Policy Making (EBPM) in Japan. With the availability of a wider range of data sources as well as advanced econometrics, the value of EBPM is being enhanced in Japan. Various experts talk about their assessments. Our next issue will be published on our website on May 10, 2022.

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