E-Journal

November/December 2012 Issue

November/December 2012 Issue

Social Equity - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth

Publisher's Note
Capitalism versus Developmentalism - Where to Go?
By Noboru Hatakeyama
Cover Story • "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • Cover Lead
Cover Lead: "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 1
1. Social Equity: A Path to Be Pursued by a New Society
By Marc Humbert (Professor, political economy, University of Rennes, France)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 2
2. Social Equity in ASEAN
By Ponciano S. Intal, Jr. ( Senior research fellow, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 3
3. Balancing Economic Efficiency & Social Equity
By Michael F. Förster (Senior analyst, OECD Social Policy Division); John P. Martin (Director for employment, labor & social affairs, OECD)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 4
4. The Monopolistic Political System & Income Disparity in China
By Long Ke (Senior fellow, Economic Research Center Fujitsu Research Institute)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 5
5. Social Equity & its Effect on US Economic & Political Dialogue
By Eric Lundell (President, International Technology and Trade Associates, Inc. (ITTA)); Shay Singh (Senior analyst, ITTA)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 6
6. "Cohort Effects" in the Labor Market & Inter- & Intra-generational Inequality
By Ayako Kondo (Associate professor, Economics, Hosei University)
Cover Story "Social Equity" - A Global Issue for Sustainable Growth • 7
7. Comprehensive Reform Bill — Insufficient Discussion on Redressing Inter-generational Disparities & Intra-generational Redistribution
By Kazumasa OGURO (Associate professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University; Consulting fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry, METI)
INTERVIEW • 1
New Zealand Ambassador to Japan, Mark Sinclair Touching Base with New Zealand – On Future Bilateral Opportunities through the Eye of the Ambassador
Interviewer: Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF) Writings: Elena Voelzke (Writer, editor & translator living in Tokyo)
INTERVIEW • 2
(1) Junichi Furuyama, director & executive editor of the International Division of Asahi Shimbun (2) Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx Internet Innovations & "Englishization" May Save Us from Being Lost in Translation
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Special Article • 1
Donation Culture Becoming Established in Japan through Kizuna after 3.11 Earthquake
By Kan Takeuchi (Associate professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University; Specialist in experimental economics & public economics)
Special Article • 2
Recent Trends in Inward FDI & Promotion of Investment into Japan
By Takeshi Saito (Director, Invest Japan Coordination Division, Invest Japan Department, JETRO)
STUDY IN JAPAN
Globalizing Humanistic Education at Soka University (Part 2)
By Mukesh Williams (Professor, Humanities, Soka University; Visiting faculty, Keio University-SFC)
NGO IN JAPAN
Healthy Society Award – Recognizing Unsung Heroes Who Make the World Better
By Setsuko Hisatsune (Vice president of the International University of Health & Welfare Graduate School)
SASE Best Paper Award for "Valley of Institutional Change: Japanese Political Economy 1990-2005"
Effect of Transition between Different Varieties of Capitalism: the Case of Japan
By Sota Kato (Senior fellow at the Tokyo Foundation; Professor at the International University of Japan)
SPECIAL ANALYSIS
How Can We Explain the Arab Spring?
By Satoshi Ikeuchi (Associate professor, Research Center for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Tokyo)