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Unit 01-C: Provision of National Health Insurance “Model Benefits” to Japan’s Prefectures

Tatsuo Hatta
President
Asian Growth Research Institute

Preface

 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...

Unit 07 Kickoff Paper:Measures to Address Japan’s Low Birthrate and Regional Revitalization ──An Economic Approach

Tatsuo Hatta
President
Asian Growth Research Institute;
Director
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...