E-Journal

January/February 2021 Issue

January/February 2021 Issue

The Year of Economic Recovery?

Contents : January/February 2021 Issue (No. 235)
The Year of Economic Recovery?
Publisher's Note
Revisiting the RCEP Agreement & APEC
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
The Year of Economic Recovery?
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Interview with Dr. Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Deputy Director of the Research Department of the IMF
The IMF’s Assessment of the Struggling Global Economy Under the Covid-19 Pandemic & Prescriptions for Recovery
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
Interview with Dr. Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank
Asia to Lead a Global Economic Recovery in 2021 After the Pandemic Recession
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Impact of Covid-19 on Emerging Market & Developing Economies
By M. Ayhan Kose, Franziska Ohnsorge & Dana Vorisek
Cover Story 4
Impact of Covid-19 on Global Value Chains
By Sébastien Miroudot
Cover Story 5
Guilt, Gender & an Inclusive Recovery: a Lesson from Japan
By Chie Aoyagi
Cover Story 6
How Will Covid-19 Reshape Cities in Japan?
By Keisuke Kondo
Special Article 1
Pandemics & Our Environment – a Historical Perspective
By Mohan Gopal
Special Article 2
The Pandemic & the Global Environment: From Despair to Hope
By Jillian Yorke
Special Article 3
Possible Future Scenarios of UK-EU Relations
By Matthew Goodwin
Special Article 4
LOST & FOUND COWBOY – Uplifting Cross-Cultural Online Comedy in the Time of Pandemic (PART 2)
By Atsushi Ogata
History of Relations of Asian Countries
Buddhist Monk Bodhisena in Japan
Japan By Mukesh Williams
Economists' Views on the Global Economy
Role of Digital Education to Help Long-Term Growth Recover Under Covid-19
By Naoyuki Yoshino & Masaki Nakahigashi
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy
Interview with Ken Isono, Founder of Shizen Energy Inc.
Young Nature-Loving Entrepreneur Promotes Renewable Projects
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Student View
Technology & the Healthcare Systems in Uzbekistan & Japan: a New Platform to Make a Sustainable Society with E-Healthcare by 2030
By Urmonbekov Mukhammad Diyor
Economic Indictors for Japan
Standards Revised for Japan’s GDP
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
The Year of Economic Recovery?

【Next Issue】 The March/April 2021 issue will look at the pandemic’s impact on geopolitics, which must be entangled with the economic impacts. The new US administration’s foreign and economic policies will be highlighted in this regard. Our next issue will be published on our website on March 10, 2021.