E-Journal

July/August 2013 Issue

July/August 2013 Issue

White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013

Publisher's Note
Declines in Firms, Organizations & States — Thoughts on Albert O. Hirschman's Exit, Voice, and Loyalty
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • Cover Lead
Cover Lead: White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
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1. White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 Achieving Productivity Enhancement & Economic Growth by Internalizing the Dynamism of the Global Economy
By Policy Planning & Research Division, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • 2
2. International Comparison of Japanese Industrial Productivity
By Tomohiko Inui (professor at the College of Economics, Nihon University)
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • 3
3. Japanese Enterprises Since the Earthquake & Overseas Expansion of the Non-Manufacturing Sector
By Ayumu Tanaka (lecturer at Setsunan University in Osaka, researchassociate at RIETI)
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • 4
4. Stronger Corporate Governance: The True Shortcut to Higher Productivity
By Risaburo Nezu (senior executive fellow at Fujitsu Research Institute)
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • 5
5. Productivity Is Key to Sustainable Growth in Japan A Statistical Analysis Based on Macro- & Micro-Data
By Toshiyuki Matsuura (assistant professor at the Keio Economic Observatory, Keio University)
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • 6
6. High-Purity Containers: Miraial Ensures Safe Travel for Silicon Wafers
By Naomi Shibuki (worker in the Corporate Planning Division of Miraial Co)
Cover Story • White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2013 • 7
7. Japan in Motion: "Cool Japan" in the Eyes of the French
By Shinichi Kawakami (president of TSS Production Co., Ltd.)
Special Article • 1
Crowdfunding & Pre-owned Digital Marketplaces Recent "Hot Topics" in Silicon Valley
By David Hoppe (the founder of Gamma Law)
Special Article • 2
Industrial Policy Reconsidered in a Digital World
By Kenji E. Kushida & John Zysman (research associate at the Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University & professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley)
Special Article • 3
US Interest in the Regional Cooperative Economic Partnership: It's All About the Trans-Pacific Partnership
By Paul Sracic (professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center at Youngstown State University in Ohio)
Special Article • 4
Japan-EU Non-combat Military Cooperation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
By Paul Midford (professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim)
SPECIAL REPORT
Regional FTAs in the Asia-Pacific Area: A Key to Realizing Asian Leadership in Global Governance
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
INTERVIEW
Shunji Matsuoka, Professor of the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University Pursuing Intellectual Entrepreneurship at University
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
"Abenomics" Growth Strategy in Japan SPOTLIGHT Archives
"Abenomics" Growth Strategy in Japan SPOTLIGHT Archives
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Culture
Young People Introducing Japanese Culture
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section