E-Journal

September/October 2010 Issue

September/October 2010 Issue

APEC Japan 2010

Publisher's Note
Past & Future of APEC
By Noboru Hatakeyama
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
1)Toward Fruitful Achievements of APEC Japan 2010
By Hidehiko NISHIYAMA (Director general for international trade policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI))
TOPICS
5 Million New Jobs in 10 Years/ Rushing to Hire Asian People/ Asian Economic Integration: Tug of War
By Hiroshi OKABE (Chief editor, Economic News Section, Kyodo News)
KEEPING UP WITH THE TIMES
6 Billion-km Space Odyssey Asteroid Probe Hayabusa Returns to Earth
By Isao ADACHI(Commentator, Jiji Press)
COVER STORTY: APEC JAPAN 2010
APEC JAPAN 2010 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
2)Beyond Bogor: Reflections on APEC's Future
By Vinod AGGARWAL(Director of the Berkeley APEC Study Center) & Peter VOLBERDING(Graduate, University of California at Berkeley)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
3)APEC at Yokohama: What Should We Expect?
By Gary HAWKE (Emeritus professor, Victoria University of Wellington)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
4)APEC: Yokohama & Beyond
By Chulsu KIM (Chairman, Institute for Trade & Investment, Korea)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
5)What Do We Expect from APEC?
By ZHANG Yunling (Pofessor & director of international studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
6)APEC Yokohama: Beyond Traditional Trade
By Djisman SIMANDJUNTAK (Chairman, Executive Board, Prasetiya Mulya Foundation, Indonesia)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
7)Outlook for APEC & Japanese Economy Analysis from Perspective of Next Generation
By Shoichi HISA (Associate professor of international business & economics, International College of Arts & Sciences, Yokohama City University)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
8)Toward an Asian Oil & Gas Community
By Mani Shankar AIYAR (Former Indian oil and gas minister)
Cover Story : APEC Japan 2010
9)The APEC-ization of Europe APEC's Political Nothingness: Reminder of What Looms for Ever-enlarging EU
By Regis ARNAUD (Editor in chief, France Japon Eco)
SPECIAL ARTICLES 1
Ethiopia: An Appealing Investment Destination in Africa
By ABDIRASHID Dulane (Ethiopian ambassador to Japan)
SPECIAL ARTICLES 2
The Challenge of Global Growth "What's It For?"
By Jean-Pierre LEHMANN (Professor of international political economy & founding director, the Evian Group at IMD)
SPECIAL ARTICLES 3
Israel's Intellectual Capital: Key Factor for Its Competitive Edge in World Market
By Eitan KUPERSTOCH(Minister for economy and trade in the Embassy of Israel in Tokyo)
PERSONAL PROFILE: Interview with visual director Sebastian Masuda
"Kawaii" Saves the World? Girls' Fashion from Harajuku, Tokyo
Interviewer: Yoshihiro KATAOKA (Writer)
Viewpoint
Playing in No Man's Land ?
By Jean-Gabriel DUPUY (French teacher at French Institute of Tokyo, and announcer and translator)
JAPANESE CRAFT & ART:Japan: a Powerhouse of Long-life Firms 3
Boasting 340 Years of History Ohiyaki Ceramics: a World of Poetic Zeal
By Toshimasa YOKOZAWA(Professor, Faculty of Business Management, Asia University)
Asian View 1: Human Security 2
Food Security & Global Agenda
By Mignonne CHAN (Assistant professor at the Graduate Institute of the Americas, Tamkang University, Taiwan)
Asian View 2
ASEAN & Japan: Overview of Bilateral Relationship
By Rodolfo C. SEVERINO (Former ASEAN secretary general)
FINANCE
Where Are Lenders of Last Resort? Tougher Moneylending Curbs: By-effects?
By Katsuhiko SAKAI (Senior staff writer and deputy editor at Economic News Desk, Jiji Press)
ECONOMIC FOCUS
How Does Economics Deal with Income Inequality?
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
Culture
Japan's Openness: Multilayered & Flexible
By Naofumi KANEKO (Chief editor, Cultural News Section, Kyodo News)
SPOTLIGHT: Editor's postscript
At a Funeral
By Natsuko TOYODA (JEF)
ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Charts September/October 2010
JEF