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May/June 2022 Issue

May/June 2022 Issue

Evidence-Based Policy Making (EBPM) – the Current Status & Future Prospects

Contents
Evidence-Based Policy Making (EBPM) – the Current Status & Future Prospects
Publisher's Note
EBPM: Its Potential & Limitations
By Masakazu Toyoda
Cover Lead
Evidence-Based Policy Making (EBPM) – the Current Status & Future Prospects
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Evidence-Informed Policy Making in Action
By Andrew Blazey
Cover Story 2
Interview with Prof. Daiji Kawaguchi, Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo
Issues for Promoting EBPM in Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
New Direction of Economic & Industrial Policies Supported by EBPM
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 4
A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation
By Nicholas Bloom
Cover Story 5
Interview with Dr. Ryo Makioka, Lecturer at the Graduate School of Economics and Business at Hokkaido University
EPBM Applied to Export Promotion Policy
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 6
Impact of Covid-19 on GVCs & Implications for the Second & Third Unbundling
By Mitsuyo Ando
Cover Story 7
Interview with Dr. George Apostolakis, Director of Nuclear Risk Research Center, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
Building Trust in Nuclear Power Stations Needs Knowledge Sharing Process
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 8
The Importance of Conducting Long-Term Evaluations of the EU’s SME Policies: Lessons from the Czech Start-up Program
By Ondřej Dvouletý
Cover Story 9
Current Status & Future of Statistical Reform – Utilization of Real-Time Data & Alternative Data
By Nariyasu Yamasawa
Special Article
Isonuma Happy Farm for Cows & Community
By Mukesh Williams
Special Interview
Interview with Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago’s Booth School
The Role of Community in Globalization – a Talk with the Author of The Third Pillar
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Book Review
Pascal Alan Nazareth’s A Ringside Seat to History
By Aftab Seth
Student View
How Sensory Technologies Could Be Leveraged to Drive Analytics & Combat Urban Pollution
By Andrew DeCoste & Samuel ShengEr Zhou
Recent JEF Activity
JEF’s Online Forums in FY 2021
Resilient Growth Under a Rules-Based Global Economic System – Economic Policy for Restoration of the Global Economy Under the Pandemic
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Economic Indictors for Japan
Price Trends in Japan Looking Similar to 2008
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
Evidence-Based Policy Making (EBPM) – the Current Status & Future Prospects

【Next Issue】 The Japan SPOTLIGHT July/August 2022 issue will highlight the theme “In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System” which is urgently required in a world now facing the turmoil of the war, the pandemic and superpowers’ struggle for hegemony. Our next issue will be published on our website on July 10, 2022.