E-Journal

September/October 2011 Issue

September/October 2011 Issue

White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2011

PUBLISHER’S NOTE
How Should We Break Impasse to Reduce GHG?
By Noboru HATAKEYAMA (Chairman/CEO, Japan Economic Foundation)
GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE
Latest Report on Efforts towards Stabilization of Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station & Reconstruction of Japanese Economy
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
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2 What the Tohoku Earthquake Means for Japan & the World
By Robert MADSEN (Senior fellow at MIT’s Center for International Studies)
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3 Brazil Enhances its Sustainability of Development, & Future of Japan-Brazil Relations 
By Ryohei KONTA (Associate senior research fellow, Latin American Studies Group, Areas Studies Center at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO))
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4 Interview with Marcos Bezerra Abbott GALVAO, Ambassador of Brazil in Japan - Looking to Future of Japan-Brazil Relations
Interviewer: Helen FUJIMOTO (Speaking Circles facilitator)
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5 BOP Technology Mission to Peru & Bolivia
By Seiji OSHIMA (Director general of the Japan Research Industries and Industrial Technology Association)
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6 The Challenge for Economic Development in Central America: How to Attract Foreign Direct Investment
By Shinichi SAITO (Japan's former ambassador to Nicaragua from April 2007 to October 2010)
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7 The Rules of WTO & EPAs: Legal Infrastructure of the Global Supply Chain
By Yorizumi WATANABE (Professor of International Political Economy, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)
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1 Overcoming the Disaster, Working towards Revitalization & Strengthening of Global Economic Network
By Policy Planning & Research Division, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Global Safety of Nuclear Energy Lessons from Fukushima & Chernobyl
By Rabinder MALIK (Visiting lecturer at Tokyo's Keio University)
INTERVIEW 1
1 Belmiro José MALATE, Ambassador of Mozambique Visions of Great Potential New Directions in Japan-Mozambique Relations
Interviewer: Helen FUJIMOTO (Speaking Circles facilitator)
INTERVIEW 2
2 Ian JOHNSON, secretary general of the Club of Rome Opening up Dialogues on Energy & World Economy
Interviewer: Naoyuki HARAOKA Writing by Helen FUJIMOTO
INTERVIEW 3
3 Ikujiro NONAKA, professor emeritus at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy of Hitotsubashi University What Kind of Leadership Would Make the IT Society More Creative & Affluent?
Interviewer: Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
STUDY IN JAPAN
Serving an International Campus in Heart of Japan
By Gretchen SHINODA (Manager of the Office of Student Services & also serves as the in-house IUJ career counselor)
YOUNG RESEARCHER 1
1 In What Ways are Employees Satisfied/Unsatisfied with Their Workplace? The Effects of Wise Leaders on Employee Satisfaction in Japan
By Michiko YOSHIDA (Senior research associate at Fujitsu Research Institute's Economic Research Center)
YOUNG RESEARCHER 2
2 Members of Parliament & Their Activities in Japan
By Yoshikuni ONO (Assistant professor at the Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan)
ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR JAPAN
Charts September/October 2011