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November/December 2019 Issue

November/December 2019 Issue

Can Economics Save the World from Rising Geopolitical Incertitude?

Contents : November/December 2019 Issue (No.228)
Can Economics Save the World from Rising Geopolitical Incertitude?
Publisher's Note
The Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities -What Can We Learn to Cope with Risks?
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Can Economics Save the World from Rising Geopolitical Incertitude?
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Economic Policy in an Age of Rising Geopolitical Risks
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 2
Suggestion on a Political-Economy Agenda after Piketty
By J. Bradford DeLong
Cover Story 3
Interview with Dr. Heather Boushey, President & CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Institutionalized Income Inequality Hampers Social Mobility
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 4
Interview with Dr. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics
Income Inequality Destabilizes Business Cycle & Lowers Growth
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 5
IInterview with Dr. Linda Yueh, an economist at Oxford University and the London Business School, and author of The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today
Learning from the Author of The Great Economists – Linda Yueh
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 1
Uphill Battle for WTO Reform Toward MC12
By Tsuyoshi Kawase
Special Article 2
Digitalization of the Economy & the International Taxation System
By Satoshi Watanabe
Special Article 3
The Belt & Road Initiative’s Odyssey from a Vision to an Organization

By Andreea Brînză
Special Article 4
Technology Controls & Supply Chain Security – the Linchpins of the New Cold War
By Robert Shields
Special Article 5
Trade & Cross-Border Data Flows
By Javier López-González
Ancient History of Asian Countries
Japanese Intellectual Exchange with China & Korea During the Edo Period
By Andrew T. Kamei-Dyche
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy 1
Interview with Ken Ogata, President of Koreisha Inc.
Exploring a “Work Your Whole Life” Society – the Elderly as Invaluable Human Resources in Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy 2
Interview with Masanori Fukata, Director of Game Changer Catapult in Panasonic Corporation
A Major Japanese Company Leading Entrepreneurship – the Case of Panasonic
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Film Review
Aesthetics in the Fall of a Geisha House – Mikio Naruse’s Nagareru
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Student View
Group Mentality Versus Individualism in Japanese Society
By Miki Yokotsuka
Economic Indictors for Japan
Can Capital Investment Maintain Robust Growth?
By Nobuo Iizuka

【Next Issue】 Our Jan./Feb. 2020 issue will highlight the prospects for the global economy and Japanese economy following the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics 2020, introducing the views of a number of distinguished economists abroad as well as in Japan. Our next issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2020.