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May/June 2013 Issue

May/June 2013 Issue

Industrial Policy - a Third Engine for Promoting Growth

Publisher's Note
Beginning a Communication
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • Cover Lead
Cover Lead: Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 1
1. Industrial Policy in Japan 2013 — Welfare Targeting Policy —
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 2
2. Facing Up to Reality The Path to a Genuine Growth
By Kazumasa Oguro (associate professor, Hosei University)
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 3
3. From an Interview with Dr. Takahiro Fujimoto, Executive Director, Manufacturing Management Research Center, University of Tokyo The Future of the Japanese Manufacturing Industry — Overall Hollowing Out Will Not Happen
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 4
4. European Industrial Policy of the Early 21st Century: an Empty but Stronger Shell
By Sarah Guillou (senior researcher in economics, OFCE, Sciences Po. in Paris)
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 5
5. Chinese Industrial Policy & Economic Development
By Long Ke (Senior fellow, Economic Research Center Fujitsu Research Institute)
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 6
6. Redefining Malaysia's Industrial Policy
By Firdaos Rosli (senior analyst in economics, ISIS Malaysia)
Cover Story • Industrial Policy — a Third Engine for Promoting Growth • 7
7. From an interview with Swedish Ambassador to Japan Lars Vargö Releasing the Potential of High-Tech Clusters The Swedish Ambassador on a Winning Industrial Policy
Interviewer: Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF) Writings: Elena K. Johansson (Writer, editor & translator living in Tokyo)
Special Article • 1
What's Required to Stop Deflation?
By Tsutomu Watanabe (professor at the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo)
Special Article • 2
The Intriguing World of Haruki Murakami
By Mukesh Williams (Professor, Humanities, Soka University; Visiting faculty, Keio University-SFC)
Special Article • 3
Hard Times for Soft Power in Asia
By Roland Kelts (Author of "Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the US")
Special Article • 4
Corporate Governance
By Richard P. Greenfield (journalist, editor and consultant living in Japan)
Special Article • 5
Territorial Claims Putting an End to Historical or Geographical Legitimation
By Arnaud Nanta (associate professor, CNRS, Maison franco-japonaise in Tokyo) & Laurent Nespoulous (associate professor, Ancient Japanese Archaeology, INALCO in Paris)
COLUMN
"Abenomics" Growth Strategy in Japan SPOTLIGHT Archives
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
INTERVIEW
Indian Ambassador to Japan Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa Now Is the Time for a Sustainable India-Japan Partnership Shared Cultural & Economic Histories & New Directions
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF) & Mukesh Williams (Professor, Humanities, Soka University; Visiting faculty, Keio University-SFC)
ECONOMIC FOCUS
Is a Hollowing Occurring in Japan?
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)