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September/October 2020 Issue

September/October 2020 Issue

White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020

Contents : September/October 2020 Issue (No. 233)
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020
Publisher's Note
Now Is the Time to Unleash the Extraordinary Power of “Hope”
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020 – Summary
By Policy Planning & Research Office, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
Cover Story 2
Roundtable with Prof. Fukunari Kimura, Dr. Keiichiro Kobayashi, Yuka Koshino, Prof. Toshihiro Nakayama, Dr. Yusuke Tsugawa & Takeshi Tashiro
Roundtable Discussion on the White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020: Economic Policy in the Covid-19 Crisis
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Recent Socioeconomic Issues 1
Redistributing Happiness: How Social Policies Shape Life Satisfaction (Part 2)
By Kristen Schultz Lee & Hiroshi Ono
Recent Socioeconomic Issues 2
The Development of “Job Crafting” & Its Implications in the Workplace in Japan
By Nobutaka Ishiyama
Recent Socioeconomic Issues 3
Japan’s Investment in Human Resources & Innovation: Searching for Ways to Increase Productivity
By Miho Takizawa
Recent Socioeconomic Issues 4
Children’s Education Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic: an Economic Perspective
By Matthias Doepke
Special Article 1
New Zealand’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic: “Go Hard, Go Early”
By Jillian Yorke
Special Article 2
How Will the Art Market & the Rich Respond to Covid-19 & the National Security Law? The Future Remains Unclear for Art Basel Hong Kong
By Junko Iwabuchi
Special Article 3
“As the World Turns”: Donald Trump & the Prospects for Re-Electing a “Soap Opera” President
By Constantine A. Pagedas
History of Relations of Asian Countries
On the Heels of Meiji Era Architecture – Part 2
By Mohan Gopal
Economists' Views on the Global Economy
Population Aging: Need for Structural Reform of the Japanese Employment System
By Naoyuki Yoshino & Hiroaki Miyamoto
Student View 1
Capital Market Liberalization – What Can China Learn from Japan in Opening Up Its Financial Markets?
By Ziyue Li
Student View 2
How Japanese High Schools Can Reform to Prepare Students for the Future
By Shenger Zhou
Economic Indictors for Japan
Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Japanese Economy as Seen in the Overnight Travel Statistic Survey
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020

【Next Issue】 We continue to work on exploring the new economy brought about by the coronavirus in our Nov./Dec. 2020 Issue. Distinguished economists and business management experts will offer their insights into this new economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2020.