1. The Wonder of Japan’s Fiscal Deficits

    Professor Odaki Kazuhiko examines the mechanisms behind Japan’s “stunning” and long-running fiscal deficits.Japan ha…

  2. The Missing Link: Explaining Low COVID-19 Mortality Rates in the Far East and Japan

    The Japanese government lacks the coercive authori…

  3. Spread of New Coronavirus Signals End of Postwar World Order

    The enormous damage wrought by the novel coronavir…

  4. No Pain, No Gain 

    Short-sighted management in politics and business …

  5. Is It “Goodnight” for Monetary Easing?

    The Bank of Japan continues to maintain extrem…

  6. Going Cashless: What Sort of Society Does Japan Want?

  7. Reiwa: Time to Enjoy Life?

  8. Embracing An’ei

  9. Osaka’s Star Set to Rise Again

  10. Old Apartment: No Exit