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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 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.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT January/February 2022 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Geopolitics in 2022

    【Next Issue】
    The March/April 2022 issue will highlight the "Path to a Zero Carbon Emission Society", analyzing the issues and challenges in pursuing such a society as well as the hopes and expectations following COP 26. Our next issue will be published on our website on March10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT November/December 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Economic Recovery in 2022 - the Battle Between the Delta Variant & Vaccines

    【Next Issue】
    We will highlight "Geopolitics in 2022" in our Jan./Feb. 2022 issue. The long-term possibility of a confrontation between democratic governance and authoritarian regimes, as well as specific issues such as cybersecurity and Afghanistan, will be examined. Our next issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT September/October 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021

    【Next Issue】
    The Nov./Dec. 2021 issue will highlight the outlook for the global economy in 2022 and the issues and challenges in pursuing a stable recovery from the pandemic. It will focus on stage II of the pandemic's impact on the economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2021.

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