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May/June 2019 Issue

May/June 2019 Issue

Global Governance at a Crossroads – a Roadmap Towards the G20 Summit in Osaka

Contents : May/June 2019 Issue (No. 225)
Global Governance at a Crossroads – a Roadmap Towards the G20 Summit in Osaka
Publisher's Note
Revisiting Risk vs. Risk – How Can Society Live with Complex Technologies?
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Global Governance at a Crossroads – a Roadmap Towards the G20 Summit in Osaka
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Interview with Dr. Laurence Boone, Chief Economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)
Global Economic Outlook Not So Grim as G20 Summit in Osaka Approaches
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
Interview with Dr. Dennis J. Snower, President of the Global Solutions Initiative, Senior Professor of Economics at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Senior Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Governance, Oxford University; and Non-Resident Fellow, Brookings Institution & former President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Restoring Social Cohesion – a Crucial Issue for the G20 in 2019
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
The Global Trading System: What Went Wrong & How to Fix It
By Edward Alden
Cover Story 4
Interview with Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow at the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution
Quality of Infrastructure Will Be Enhanced with Better Globalization Under the G20
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 5
Interview with Dr. Tae Suk Lee, Vice President & Director, Department of Public Finance & Social Policy, Korea Development Institute
Aging Populations & Their Economic Impact: Focus on Asia
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 6
Challenges & Proposals for SME Policies in G20 Countries
By Hiroyuki Okamuro
Cover Story 7
Interview with Shigeru Ariizumi, Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency, Government of Japan
Digitalization of Financial Services – a New Challenge for the G20
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 8
The G20 & Global Governance
By Sachin Chaturvedi & Priyadarshi Dash
Cover Story 9
Strengthening Global Governance & Multilateralism: a Special Mission for the G20 in Osaka
By Anita Prakash
Cover Story 10
Interview with Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Searching for Environmentally Sustainable & Socially Inclusive Economic Growth at the G20
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Perspectives on Global Risks
The Indian Ocean – the Region for an Effective Rapprochement Between the Asia-Pacific & Africa
By Deonanan (Raj) Makoond
Special Article 1
ALPS-Treated Water Stored at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
By Nuclear Accident Response Office, Agency for Natural Resources & Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry
Special Article 2
Asia’s Role in Global Governance
By Sachiko Hirakawa
Special Article 3
The Toyo Bunko & the Morrison Collection
By Takeshi Hamashita
Ancient History of Asian Countries
India & Mongolia in the Middle Ages – More Than Just a Connection
By Mohan Gopal
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy 1
Interview with Dr. Hiromi Murakami, Visiting Senior Fellow of the Global Health Innovation Policy Program at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) & President of the Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE)
Women in Japan Not Yet Fully Utilized for Economic Growth
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy 2
Interview with Satoshi Fukushima, Principal at Globis Capital Partners & Co.
Youth in Japan Keen on Entrepreneurship
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Student View
Japan-Taiwan Relations: Recent Changes & Future Development
By Marshall Sherrell
Economic Indictors for Japan
Wage Growth: Where Is the Actual Rate?
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
Global Governance at a Crossroads – a Roadmap Towards the G20 Summit in Osaka

【Next Issue】 Our next issue will highlight the theme “Active Aging Society in Step with Appropriate Social Security Policies”, a follow-up to the G20 discussions related to aging populations, the most crucial challenge facing the global economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on July 10, 2019.