A Consumption Tax Cut Would Undermine Fiscal Sustainability: Tax & Social Security Reform Unit’s Urgent Appeal for Discipline amid Pandemic

A Consumption Tax Cut Would Undermine Fiscal Sustainability

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Better Safe than Free: Majority Prefer Strict Coronavirus Measures

Better Safe than Free: Majority Prefer Strict Coronavirus Measures

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The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Don...
Policy Priorities for the Coronavirus Recovery

Policy Priorities for the Coronavirus Recovery

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Blacks Experience Systematic Discrimination in the United States

Blacks Experience Systematic Discrimination in the United States

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When Hong Kong Ceases to Be Hong Kong

When Hong Kong Ceases to Be Hong Kong

A Consumption Tax Cut Would Undermine Fiscal Sustainability: Tax & Social Security Reform Unit’s Urgent Appeal for Discipline amid Pandemic

A Consumption Tax Cut Would Undermine Fiscal Sustainability

Better Safe than Free: Majority Prefer Strict Coronavirus Measures

Better Safe than Free: Majority Prefer Strict Coronavirus Measures

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

Policy Priorities for the Coronavirus Recovery

Policy Priorities for the Coronavirus Recovery

Blacks Experience Systematic Discrimination in the United States

Blacks Experience Systematic Discrimination in the United States

The Debate on Taxing Digital Services, Where Interests Clash

The Debate on Taxing Digital Services, Where Interests Clash

Inflamed American Attitudes Interfere in Healthy Competition with China

Inflamed American Attitudes Interfere in Healthy Competition with China

The Stay-at-Home Advisory as a Hawk-Dove Game

The Stay-at-Home Advisory as a Hawk-Dove Game

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News

July 9, 2020

Ke Long Points to China-Related Risks in Nikkei Article

July 9, 2020

Scheduled Maintenance July 13

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Access Ranking

Japanese Honeybee

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

Japan’s Security Strategy toward the Rise of China: From a Friendship Paradigm to a...

An Exit Strategy for the Coronavirus Economy

An Exit Strategy for the Coronavirus Economy

The Yuko, a Native Japanese Citrus

Japanese Honeybee

Policy Priorities for the Coronavirus Recovery

Policy Priorities for the Coronavirus Recovery

An Exit Strategy for the Coronavirus Economy

An Exit Strategy for the Coronavirus Economy

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

The November Elections Won’t Solve Washington’s China Problem

Dried Bonito

Japan since the Meiji Restoration (1): Lessons from Diplomatic and Constitutional History

Japan since the Meiji Restoration (1): Lessons from Diplomatic and Constitutional H...

Haiku: The Heart of Japan in 17 Syllables

Haiku: The Heart of Japan in 17 Syllables

The Heisei Era in Review: A Political and Diplomatic Assessment

The Heisei Era in Review: A Political and Diplomatic Assessment

The Digital Economy and Our Vanishing Tax Base

The Digital Economy and Our Vanishing Tax Base

Strategies for Taxing the Digital Economy

Strategies for Taxing the Digital Economy

Experts

ジェラルド・ カーティス/Gerald L. Curtis

Gerald L. Curtis

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Japanese politics, comparative research on party politics, systems analysis
加藤 創太/Sota Kato

Sota Kato

  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, political methodology, public opinion

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

高原 明生/Akio Takahara

Akio Takahara

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Chinese politics

Research Unit

External Relations

猪野明生/Akio Ino

Akio Ino

  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, fiscal policy, banking, quantitative macroeconomics (heterogeneous agent model)

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

渡邉 敦/Atsushi Watanabe

Atsushi Watanabe

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of coastal environment
  • blue economy

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

早川 英男/Hideo Hayakawa

Hideo Hayakawa

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Japanese economy
  • economic policy
  • monetary policy

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

細谷 雄一/Yuichi Hosoya

Yuichi Hosoya

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Political science, theory and history of international relations, contemporary European history
小林 慶一郎/Keiichiro Kobayashi

Keiichiro Kobayashi

  • RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomics
  • financial crises
  • economic philosophy

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

吉原 祥子/Shoko Yoshihara

Shoko Yoshihara

  • RESEARCH FELLOW
    PROGRAM OFFICER, POLICY RESEARCH

Areas of Expertise

National land resources, land ownership system, local culture

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

杉本 康太/Kota Sugimoto

Kota Sugimoto

  • POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Resource and Energy Economics
  • renewable energy policy
  • econometrics

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

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Policy Proposals

Addressing the Economic Fallout from the Coronavirus Crisis: Emergency Proposals by Economists in Japan

Addressing the Economic Fallout from the Coronavirus Crisis

Tax and Social Security Policies for Work-Style Reform

Policy Proposal: Tax and Social Security Policies for Work-Style Reform

Reaffirming the Value of CSR: Executive Summary, CSR White Paper 2018

Reaffirming the Value of CSR: Executive Summary, CSR White Paper 2018

Teaming with the Social Sector to Address Society’s Challenges

Teaming with the Social Sector to Address Society’s Challenges

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Publications

History, Memory, and Politics in Postwar Japan

History, Memory, and Politics in Postwar Japan

Lynne Rienner Publishers

March, 2020

Pioneering New Paths to the Future (brochure)

Pioneering New Paths to the Future (brochure)

By Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

January, 2019

Japan’s Population Implosion: The 50 Million Shock

Japan’s Population Implosion: The 50 Million Shock

By Sota Kato

By Yoichi Funabashi

Palgrave Macmillan

January, 2018

Japan Perspectives, No. 18

Japan Perspectives, No. 18

The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

January, 2017

Japan Perspectives, No. 17

Japan Perspectives, No. 17

The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

September, 2016

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