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January/February 2018 Issue

January/February 2018 Issue

Mid-Term Prospects for the Global Economy - Where Is It Heading in the Midst of Structural Change & Geopolitical Crisis?

Contents : January/February 2018 Issue (No. 217)
Mid-Term Prospects for the Global Economy - Where Is It Heading in the Midst of Structural Change & Geopolitical Crisis?
Publisher's Note
Some Thoughts in Manila
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Mid-Term Prospects for the Global Economy - Where Is It Heading in the Midst of Structural Change & Geopolitical Crisis?
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
(Interview with Anatole Kaletsky, Partner & co-Chairman of Gavekal Research Ltd.)
In the Midst of Geopolitical Turmoil, an In-Depth Look at Trends in the Global Economy Could Lead to a New Capitalism
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
(Interview with Eric D. Lundell, President & CEO of ITTA, Inc.)
Issues of the US Economy Under the Trump Administration
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Structural Change & Inequality: Evidence from Asia
By Rudra Prosad Roy & Saikat Sinha Roy
Cover Story 4
The Mid-Term Outlook for the Chinese Economy
By Yan Zhu
Cover Story 5
(Interview with Dr. Daniel Gros, Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies)
Prospects for the EU Economy & Economic Policy
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 6
Manufacturing a New Future
By Reinhilde Veugelers
Cover Story 7
The Current State of Japanese Public Finance & Its Relationship with the Bank of Japan
By Kazumasa Oguro
Cover Story 8
Ugly American Diplomacy: Donald Trump & the Art of the Deal
By Constantine A. Pagedas
Cover Story 9
"America First" Policy & Its Effects on US Business
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 10
"America First" & the Future of the Asia-Pacific Regional Order
By Feiteng Zhong
Cover Story 11
Consequences of US Policies for Asia-Pacific
By Gary Hawke
Cover Story 12
Implications of Donald Trump's Protectionist Policies for ASEAN
By Gilberto Llanto
Special Article 1
Kampai Japan! The Japanese Sake Fair 2017
By Mukesh Williams
Special Article 2
JAPAN HOUSE: New Public Diplomacy Initiative Grows Awareness & Appreciation of Japan
By Michael McDowell
Film Review
Demain (Tomorrow) - in Search of an Encouraging Future for Humankind
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Recent JEF Activity
Second Round of JEF's CJK Cooperation Dialogue Highlights Readiness to Contribute to Global Leadership
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Economic Indictors for Japan
Is Currency in Circulation Expanding?
By Nobuo Iizuka

【Next Issue】 The March/April 2018 issue will highlight the theme "Education for a New Age". What will the role of education be in preparing for a future in which the Fourth Industrial Revolution prevails and countries are in urgent need of structural economic reforms centering on labor markets? We will introduce a wide range of views from experts on this critical issue for the long-term prosperity of the world. Our next issue will be published on our website on March 9, 2018.