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November/December 2017 Issue

November/December 2017 Issue

Infrastructure - Key to Revitalizing the World Economy

Contents : November/December 2017 Issue (No. 216)
Infrastructure - Key to Revitalizing the World Economy
Publisher's Note
What Kind of Society Do We Want to Create? - The Role of Elections
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Infrastructure - Key to Revitalizing the World Economy
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Overview of Global Infrastructure Investment - Estimating Needs, Investment-Friendliness & Efficient Achievement
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
(Interview with Dr. Juzhong Zhuang, Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank)
Academic Overview of Asia's Infrastructure Needs - ADB Expert Discusses 2017 Report
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Investing in Social Infrastructure for Larger Dividends: Way Forward to Stimulate Indian Economy
By Sachin Chaturvedi
Cover Story 4
Infrastructure in Indonesian Economic Development: Potentials & Issues
By Yose Rizal Damuri
Cover Story 5
(Interview with Yoshiro Abe, Managing Director, Overseas Business Division, Environmental Solutions Sector, JFE Engineering Corporation)
Promoting Urban Amenities in the Philippines
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 6
(Interview with Takeshi Kawakami, President of IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Ltd.)
Building Izmit Bay Crossing Suspension Bridge in Turkey - a Project by IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Ltd.
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 7
Chinese Infrastructure Initiatives, the AIIB & "One Belt, One Road" - Roundtable on the Global Implications
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 8
Infrastructure for Global Value Chains in ASEAN & East Asia
By Fukunari Kimura
Special Article 1
JEEPA & Its Strategic Potentials in Asia
By Martin Schulz
Special Article 2
International Trade & Income Inequality in Japan
By Ayumu Tanaka
Economic History
The History & Significance of Japan's Trade & Industrial Policy - a Case Study of Trade Friction at the End of the 20th Century
By Takeshi Abe
Recent JEF Activity - Analysis on Rising Global Risk - 1
Rising Global Risks, Growing Concerns About the Future, Nations Facing Unprecedented Social Disruption - How Can We Break the Bottleneck?
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Recent JEF Activity - Analysis on Rising Global Risk - 2
Brexit: Causes & Consequences
By Matthew J. Goodwin
Recent JEF Activity - Analysis on Rising Global Risk - 3
Mitigating Geopolitical Risks in Africa: Focus on the Complementarity with Asia & the Strategic Role of the Indian Ocean Zone
By Ramiarison Herinjatovo Aimé
Recent JEF Activity - Analysis on Rising Global Risk - 4
The Analysis of Risk Factors from the Korean Peninsula
By Yong Sueng Dong
Economic Indictors for Japan
Japan's Current Account Surplus Continues
By Nobuo Iizuka

【Next Issue】 At the beginning of 2018, we will highlight the global economic outlook for 2018 and beyond. What prospects for economic and geopolitical developments do our experts envisage? In the midst of turmoil, we will offer solutions to the looming challenges or catalysts for provoking discussion and reflection. Our Jan./Feb. 2018 issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2018.