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July/August 2022 Issue

July/August 2022 Issue

In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System

Contents
In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System
Publisher's Note
International Economic System Standing on the Edge of a Cliff
By Masakazu Toyoda
Cover Lead
In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Recommendations for the Development of a Rules-Based International Economic System
By the Research Committee on the Development of a Rules-Based International Economic System
Cover Story 2
Roundtable with Prof. Tsuyoshi Kawase, Prof. Kazuhiro Maeshima, Prof. Shujiro Urata and Masakazu Toyoda
Is a “Rules-Based Economic System” Close to Cliff Edge?
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Free Trade System Remains a Key to Global Economic Revitalization Depending on US Trade Policy
Summary of Talks on Upgraded International Economic System, Feb. 16, 2022
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 4
Roundtable with Dr. Takashi Hattori, Prof. Hikari Ishido, Prof. Mie Oba & Prof. Takashi Terada
New Era of APEC & International Economic Order in the Asia-Pacific Region
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 5
APEC as a Venue for Soft Law
By Takashi Hattori
Cover Story 6
APEC/ABAC from a Business Perspective
By Takashi Imamura
Cover Story 7
Empowerment of Women by APEC
By Hikari Ishido
Special Article 1
Balancing Promotion of the Pharmaceutical Industry & Sustainable Health Insurance Finance
By Kazumasa Oguro
Special Article 2
Why Data Application & Utilization Is Essential to Education Policies
By Makiko Nakamuro
Special Article 3
Interview with Petya Koeva Brooks, Deputy Director of the Research Department, Jorge Alvarez, Economist in the World Economic Studies Division of the Research Department, Philip Barret, Economist of the Research Department & Rui Xu, Economist at the Asia-Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund
How Does the IMF Take Account of the Ukraine Crisis in Its World Economic Outlook in April 2022?
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 4
From National Resurgence to Imperial Recklessness: Russia’s War in Ukraine & the Impact on Europe’s Energy Security
By Constantine A. Pagedas
Culture
The Power of Literature
By Mukesh Williams
Economic Indictors for Japan
Revenge Consumption– Will It Finally Start to Move?
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
In Pursuit of a Rules-Based International Economic System

【Next Issue】 In our next issue, Japan SPOTLIGHT September/October 2022, we will highlight the theme “White Paper on International Economy &Trade 2022” as usual. Attention will be given to an analysis of the Ukraine crisis impact on both the global and the Japanese economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Sept. 10, 2022.