- 10 December 2016
Unit 01:Local Government Financing of Health Insurance and the Revitalization of Japan’s Regional Areas
Unit 02:Agricultural Policy
Unit 03:Regional Revitalization and Japan’s Low Birth Rate
Unit 04:Issues facing Japan’s Tourism Policy
Unit 05:Good ...
Asian Growth Research Institute
The national and local governments1) in Japan share the burden of fiscal expenditure to fund social insurance for the elderly. However, the system currently in effect has led to ine...
The Tokyo Foundation
In the 70 years since the end of the Second World War, the Japanese fisheries have been allowed to operate in “Olympic-style” fishing1), in which victory goes to the operator who ca...
Unit06-A: Introduction of an Individual Quota (IQ) System in Japan’s Fishing Industry: An Economic Analysis
Faculty of Economics, Niigata University
The decline of Japan’s fishing industry has long been a focus of attention. According to Fisheries Agency data, Japan’s catch has been steadily declining sin...
Unit 06-B: Challenges for the Revitalization of Japan’s Fishing Industry: A Legal Perspective ―The cases of Rishiri and Rebun Islands
Graduate School of Law, the Advanced Institute for Law and Politics Globalisation, Hokkaido University
Hokkaido is the cornerstone of Japan’s fishing industry. In 2014, production in Hokkaido’s marine fishing ...
Unit 07 Kickoff Paper：Measures to Address Japan’s Low Birthrate and Regional Revitalization ──An Economic Approach
Asian Growth Research Institute;
Center for Policy Analysis, Keizai Doyukai
“Birthrates in Japan differ between regions, and any national measures intended to improve its birthrate have to take this fact into con...
College of Economics, Nihon University
A report published by the Japan Policy Council in 2014 argued that the concentration of Japan’s population in Tokyo, a city with a low birthrate, was lowering the b...
Unit 07-B： Childcare and Measures targeting Japan’s Low Birthrate ― What Effect Can the Decentralization of Authority Have on the Birthrate?
Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University
１．Ensuring Employment Opportunities is Essential for Measures addressing the Declining Birthrate
The important thing to be borne in mind when considering the appropriate direction...
Graduate School of Economics, Applied Economics,
School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University
Japan’s centralized public finance is changing. As indicated by the designation “administrative decentr...
Faculty of Policy Informatics, Chiba University of Commerce
Discussion of fiscal decentralization eventually arrives at the question of the allocation of functions and the allocation of fiscal...
Unit05-B: Decentralization Reform and Property Tax in Japan: A Consideration of the Benefit Principle
Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
１．The Benefit Principle of Property Tax
Some researchers have proposed that after the decentralization reform in Japan, property tax can be useful as fundamental ...
National Institute of Population and Social Security Research
In 2005, Japan’s total fertility rate (TFR) recorded its lowest-ever level, at 1.26. The figure has since recovered somewhat, and is now treading...
the Faculty of Commercial Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University
１． The Hotel Business Act and Minpaku
“Minpaku” is the Japanese term for providing rooms in private houses as accommodation. In itself, minpaku is not ille...
the Japan Travel Bureau Foundation
In Japan, the trend towards the use of inbound tourism to drive regional revitalization is increasing in strength. Against the background of an increasing number of overse...
Unit 04 Kick-off Paper: Issues facing Japan’s Tourism Strategy towards 2020 and Considerations regarding the Easing of Tourism-related Regulations to Stimulate Regional Revitalization
―Orientations for the Promotion of Tourism and the Revitalization of Regional Areas
as Japan seeks to Attract 30 Million Foreign Tourists per Year―
the Faculty of Tourism and Community Studies, Atomi Univers...
the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research
More than 40 years have passed since Japan’s birth rate began to decline. After reaching its peak in 2010, the nation’s tota...
Unit 03-B: What is the Best Orientation for Measures targeting Low Fertility in Regional Revitalization Policy?
Department of Design, Sapporo City University
The announcement in 2014 of a strategy to halt the decline in Japan’s fertility rate and reinvigorate the nation’s regional areas 1) by the Japan Policy Council is still fres...
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Change is coming to Japan’s agriculture. Irrespective of the fate of the TPP negotiations, the nation’s agricultural sector must formulate a ...
The Canon Institute for Global Studies
１．Factors in the decline of Japan’s agriculture
Japan’s agriculture is in decline. This decline is particularly conspicuous in the case of rice agriculture. Rice farms a...
The 21st Century Public Policy Institute, Keidanren
I believe that in order to increase Japan’s agricultural output, we ultimately have no choice but to rely upon the small proportion of the nation’s farms which...
Unit 01 Kick-off Paper: Local Government Financing of Health Insurance and the Revitalization of Japan’s Regional Areas
Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University
The Abe administration has initiated a policy of “regional revitalization” as a new economic policy seeking to correct the over-concentration of population and economic activity ...
Faculty & Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo
Local governments form an integral part of the Japanese system of health and long-term care for the elderly. While the central government d...
Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo
Public health insurance for Japan’s working generations can be divided into association-managed health insurance for employees of large corporations, health insuranc...