E-Journal

March/April 2011 Issue

March/April 2011 Issue

Aging Society

Publisher's Note
China's Rise in GDP Ranking
By Noboru Hatakeyama
TOPICS
ODA Policy Geared to "Growth Strategy"/ Fewer Japanese Students Abroad/ India No. 1 Investment Destination
By Hiroshi OKABE (Chief editor, Economic News Section, Kyodo News)
Culture
Air of Divided Society
By Naofumi KANEKO (Chief editor, Cultural News Section, Kyodo News)
KEEPING UP WITH THE TIMES
Information Leaks & Age of Personal Media
By Isao ADACHI(Commentator, Jiji Press)
INFORMATION
Institut de Recherche@Maison Franco-Japonaise
Cover Story : Aging Society
COVER STORY: Aging Society
Cover Story : Aging Society
1 Aging Society: Turning Challenge into Opportunity
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
Cover Story : Aging Society
2 Targeting "Elderly Market" for Growth Strategy via Regulatory Reform
By Naohiro YASHIRO (Professor of economics, International Christian University, Tokyo)
Cover Story : Aging Society
3 Aging & Pensions in EU
By Pierre CONCIALDI (Economist)
Cover Story : Aging Society
4 Interview with Paul Segas, founder & co-owner, Highlands Winery Secret to Long & Vibrant Life Love of Wine & Passion for Innovation
Interviewer: Kentaro YASUI (Managing partner, Inspirior LLC)
Cover Story : Aging Society
5 "Healthy Management" to Bring Happiness to Employees & Employers
By Toshiaki KOUNO (Senior associate, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute) & Toshifumi KUSHI(senior research officer, Sompo Japan Research Institute Inc.)
Cover Story : Aging Society
6 Fast-Aging East Asia: Lessons from Japan? High Hopes for Closer Regional Cooperation
By Kazumasa OGURO (Associate professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
Cover Story : Aging Society
7 Demographic Trends Cloud China's Long-Term Economic Outlook
By Nicholas EBERSTADT (The Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI))
Cover Story : Aging Society
8 "Cast me if you can" Romantic Comedy Bridging Generations
By Atsushi OGATA (Film director)
SPECIAL ARTICLES
1 Club of Rome Conference on Concerted Strategies for International Development
By Martin LEES (Former Secretary General of the Club of Rome and rector emeritus of the UN University for Peace)
SPECIAL ARTICLES
2 How Best to Build Japan's Future Path in Asia
By Mikio HARUNA (Distinguished professor of journalism, Nagoya University)
SPECIAL ARTICLES
4 APEC in Yokohama: A US View
By Marc WALL (Minister/counselor for economic & science affairs at the US Embassy in Tokyo)
SPECIAL ARTICLES
3 Japan's Outreach at Crossroads Trilateral All-Japan Strategy Needed
By Kohei MURAYAMA (Chief editor, World Services Section, International Department, Kyodo News)
Viewpoint S
1 View from Ambassador of Chile to Japan San Jose Mine: Japan Was There, All the Time
By Patricio TORRES (Ambassador of Chile to Japan)
Viewpoint S
2 Interview with Yog Kapoor, President, Samrat Restaurant Chain Indian Pioneer in Japan Forging Bilateral Links
Interviewer: Helen FUJIMOTO (Associate professor, Japan College of Social Work)
Viewpoint S
3 Japan-India Connections Through Ages
By Mukesh WILLIAMS (Poet, scholar and teacher)
ASIAN VIEW
Improving Japan's Image in Southeast Asia
By Rodolfo SEVERINO (Former ASEAN secretary general)
PROMENADE
International Organizations & Japanese
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
ECONOMIC FOCUS
Rising Yen Behind Deindustrialization?
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
Report on Recent JEF Activity
Europe-Japan Economy Forum Paris, Dec. 10, 2010
JEF
SPOTLIGHT Editor's postscript
Standard-bearer for Free Trade
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR JAPAN
Charts March/April 2011
JEF