E-Journal

January/February 2012 Issue

January/February 2012 Issue

Post-Fukushima Outlook

Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
1 World Energy Outlook & Implications of Fukushima
By Fatih BIROL(Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
2 Strengthening Nuclear Safety: Condition for Sustainable Use of Nuclear Energy
By Denis FLORY (Deputy Director General of the IAEA)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
3 Instead of Abandoning Nuclear Power, Japan Should Reinforce System & Build Confidence in Security
By John J. HAMRE (President and CEO of CSIS)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
4 Energy for Next Generation & Smart Community Initiative
By Takao KASHIWAGI(Professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Solution Science Research Laboratory)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
5 Is Japan Prepared to Accept Post-3.11 Energy Policy Change? - Future of Renewable Energy
By Anindya BHATTACHARYA (Senior Energy Economist, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
6 Revitalization for Japan - Pursuing Realization of Platinum Society
By Hiroshi KOMIYAMA (Chairman of the Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc and President Emeritus, the University of Tokyo)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
7 Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment into Japan
By Takeshi SAITO (Director, Invest Japan Coordination Division, Invest Japan Department, JETRO)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
8 KEY-POINT: As Part of Growth Strategy, Devise Human Resources Strategy Utilizing Foreign Workers
By Kazumasa OGURO (Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, and Consulting Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry)
Cover Story • Post-Fukushima Outlook – Prospects for Energy & Job Creation
9 Panasonic's Global Recruitment Efforts
By Kentaro KAKIHANA (Global Recruiting Team Leader at Panasonic Corporation’s Corporate Recruiting Center)
SPECIAL ARTICLES
1 India-Japan Relationship Becomes Comprehensive
By N. Chandra MOHAN (Economics and Business Commentator based in New Delhi)
SPECIAL ARTICLES
2 Synchronic Disasters & 3.11, 2011
By Richard P. GREENFIELD (Journalist, Editor and Consultant)
Special Interview
SPECIAL INTERVIEW - Noboru Hatakeyama, former MITI Vice Minister
Interviewers: Sota KATO (Professor at the International University of Japan) & Atsuko NISHIGAKI (Senior Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)
STUDY IN JAPAN (Part 2 of two installments)
1 New Education & Fukuzawa’s Legacy at Keio SFC (Part 2)
By Mukesh WILLIAMS (Poet, scholar and teacher)
STUDY IN JAPAN
2 Developing Global Leaders at Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
By Christina AHMADJIAN (Dean, Hitotsubashi University’s Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy)
Club of Rome
Wangari Maathai: A Tribute to Her Life & Works
By Anitra THORHAUG(member of the Club of Rome) & Jane PRATT (member of the US Club of Rome)
ECONOMIC FOCUS
Role of Institutions in Achieving Optimal Resource Allocation
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
Publisher's Note
Global Governance
By Noboru Hatakeyama
ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR JAPAN
Charts January/February 2012