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July/August 2019 Issue

July/August 2019 Issue

Exploring for the Best Models of an Aging Society - Lessons from Japanese Experience

Contents : July/August 2019 Issue (No.226)
Exploring for the Best Models of an Aging Society - Lessons from Japanese Experience
Publisher's Note
What Kind of Country Will Japan Aim to Become in the Reiwa Era?
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Exploring for the Best Models of an Aging Society - Lessons from Japanese Experience
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Towards a Long-term Vision of Japan's Social Security System
By Mamoru Maekawa
Cover Story 2
Interview with Jitsuro Terashima, Chairman of the Japan Research Institute
Outlook for the Aging Society in Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
New Philosophy of Social Security & Direction of Reform - "Housing" as a Pillar of Social Security
By Kazumasa Oguro
Cover Story 4
The Care Compact City Concept for an Aging Society
By Satoru Yamazaki
Cover Story 5
Interview with Dr. Atsushi Seike, President of the Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan (PMAC)
Elderly Workers - Key to Achieving a Sustainable Super-Aging Society in Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 6
Japan's Social Security & Older Worker Employment - Work Styles of Older Employees from the Perspective of Health & Pension Issues
By Takashi Oshio
Cover Story 7
The Field of Gerontology: Views from the Past, Present & Future
By Pinchas Cohen
Cover Story 8
Japan's Long-Term Care Insurance System & Community-Based Integrated Care System
By the Health and Welfare Bureau for the Elderly, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Cover Story 9
Interview with Yukari Amano, Senior Associate Professor, University of Shizuoka, Junior College Department of Social Welfare
Reality of Caregiving in Japan - a Japanese Expert's Story
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 10
Japan: Immigration, a Remedy for the Aging Population?
By Valerie Moschetti
Special Article 1
Interview with Dr. Kent Calder, Vice Dean, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
US-Japan Alliance Will Continue to Be Most Important Bilateral Relationship in New Era
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 2
Japan Enters Reiwa Era with New Identity: Heisei Changes Were Subtle Yet Profound
By Nobuko Kobayashi
Special Article 3
Art Basel Hong Kong: Ever Growing Asian Art Market
By Junko Iwabuchi
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy
The Driverless Car in Eiheijicho - Innovation for Restoring Local Economy
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Economic Indictors for Japan
Has the Economy Already Slowed Down?
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
Exploring for the Best Models of an Aging Society - Lessons from Japanese Experience

【Next Issue】 Our Sept./Oct. 2019 issue highlights METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade in 2019, as usual for Sept./Oct. each year. It will be interesting to hear about METI's views on the US-China technology cold war. Our next issue will be published on our website on Sept. 10, 2019.