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September/October 2013 Issue

September/October 2013 Issue

Abenomics & the Future of the Japanese Economy

Publisher's Note
The Fallout from the Fukushima Tsunami Disaster
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • Cover Lead
Cover Lead: "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 1-1
1-1. "Abenomics": Early Success & Prospects
By Takatoshi Ito (dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy and professor of the Graduate School of Economics at the University of Tokyo)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 1-2
1-2. An OECD Assessment of "Abenomics"
By Randall S. Jones (head of the Japan/Korea Desk at the OECD)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 1-3
1-3. "Abenomics", Asia & ASEAN
By Simon Tay (chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 2-1
2-1. "Abenomics" to Date & Going Forward
By Nobuo Iizuka (associate professor in the Faculty of Economics at Kanagawa University)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 2-2
2-2. Leaving the Two Lost Decades Behind with "Abenomics" 2013 Is the Year for Rediscovering Japan's Potential
By Hajime Takata (managing executive officer and chief economist at Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 2-3
2-3. Introduction to the UTokyo Daily Price Index Measuring the Daily Price Index Using Scanner Data in Japan
By Kota Watanabe (assistant professor of the Faculty of Commerce at Chuo University)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 3-1
3-1. How to Restore the Japanese Economy? Abe's "Third Arrow" Will Promote Sustainability of Economic Growth
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 3-2
3-2. Address of New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser to Japan National Press Club
By the New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 3-3
3-3. Rising Up on the Wings of Superwomen A View on Abe's Policies on Women with Kuniko Inoguchi, Member of the House of Councillors
Interview & Writing: Elena K. Johansson (writer and journalist living in Tokyo)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 3-4
3-4. Gender Equality & "Abenomics"
By Parissa Haghirian (associate professor of international management at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 3-5
3-5. The Medical Industry in a Super-aging Society
By Satoshi Watanabe (professor at the School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University)
Cover Story • "Abenomics" & the Future of the Japanese Economy • 3-6
3-6. The Fourth Arrow of "Abenomics" — the Wisdom of Business People
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Special Article • 1
Japan's Changing Trade Structure & the Future of Its Current Account
By Kenji Tanaka (economist at the Economic Research Office of the Development Bank of Japan Inc.)
Special Article • 2
Reform Is Vital for Survival of Japanese Agriculture
By Kazuhito Yamashita (research director at the Canon Institute for Global Studies)
INTERVIEW
Masa Kogure, Director of TABLE FOR TWO International Social Entrepreneurship – an Adventure for Young Japanese in the 21st Century
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section