E-Journal

July/August 2011 Issue

July/August 2011 Issue

Post-disaster Outlook for Japan

PUBLISHER’S NOTE
Coping with Natural Disaster
By Noboru HATAKEYAMA (Chairman/CEO, Japan Economic Foundation)
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COVER STORY: Post-disaster Outlook for Japan
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(Old)1 To Readers who, Worried about Post-disaster Safety, Hesitate to Visit Japan
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
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2 Japan’s Economic Outlook after the Great Earthquake
By Hidetaka YONEYAMA (Senior research fellow, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute)
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3 Japan’s Post-disaster Economic Policies
By Keiichiro KOBAYASHI (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
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4 Interview with Prof. Motoshige Itoh, Department of Economics, University of Tokyo Assessing the Short-term & Long-term Consequences of the March 11 Disaster for the Japanese Economy
Interviewer: Naoyuki HARAOKA
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5 The US Nuclear Renaissance: Before & After Fukushima Dai-ichi
By Jac H. GOODMAN(Program director in ITTA’s Energy Practice) & Eric LUNDELL(President of International Technology and Trade Associates, Inc. (ITTA))
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6 Earthquake, Tsunami & Nuclear Meltdown in Japan: Impact on the Japanese & Regional Economies
By Hank LIM (Senior research fellow at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA))
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7 Impact of the Earthquake in Japan on the Asian Economy
By ONG Keng Yong (Director, Institute of Policy Studies and Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore) & Faizal YAHYA (Research fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
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8 The Regional Impact of Japan’s Triple Disaster
By Gary HAWKE (Emeritus professor, Victoria University of Wellington)
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9 What Kind of Planet Do We Want? Reflections on a Post-Fukushima World
By Jean-Pierre LEHMANN (Professor of International Political Economy at IMD and Founding Director of The Evian Group)
Viewpoint S Foreign Residents’ Observations of the Tohoku Earthquake
1 Surviving the Great Tohoku Earthquake
By Mukesh WILLIAMS (Poet, scholar and teacher)
Viewpoint S Foreign Residents’ Observations of the Tohoku Earthquake
2 How Do Japanese People React during a Time of National Crisis?
By Niclas ERICSSON (Editor-in-chief, “Ambassadeur Magazine")
INTERVIEW
Ambassador Hans Dietmar SCHWEISGUT, Head of the European Union Delegation to Japan Future Directions in the Relationship between the European Union & Japan (old)
Interviewer: Helen FUJIMOTO (Speaking Circles facilitator)
Special Article
Australia-Japan Negotiations on a Preferential Trade Agreement
By Ross STOCKALL (Director of Stockall Research)
STUDY IN JAPAN
1 Mobility Flow of Students & Academics Between Countries in Asia Key to Achieving Long-term Solidarity of the Region
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
STUDY IN JAPAN
2 The JET Program’s Legacy of Community-level Exchange
By Michael WAIN (Administer, the US-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program (LEP/TLEP)
STUDY IN JAPAN
3 Foreign Students’ Exchange Program: New Implications for Japan
By Tomoharu WASHIO (Professor, School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University)
ECONOMIC FOCUS
The Best Policy to Protect Japanese Agriculture
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR JAPAN
Charts July/August 2011
INTERVIEW
OldAmbassador Hans Dietmar SCHWEISGUT, Head of the European Union Delegation to Japan Future Directions in the Relationship between the European Union & Japan
Interviewer: Helen FUJIMOTO (Speaking Circles facilitator)
Cover Story : Post-disaster Outlook for Japan
1 To Readers who, Worried about Post-disaster Safety, Hesitate to Visit Japan
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
INTERVIEW
Ambassador Hans Dietmar SCHWEISGUT, Head of the European Union Delegation to Japan Future Directions in the Relationship between the European Union & Japan
Interviewer: Helen FUJIMOTO (Speaking Circles facilitator)