Accommodating youth and women in a silver democracy

Nobuhiro Aizawa from Kyushu University discusses the divide between marginalised groups and mainstream politics in Japan.

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Accommodating youth and women in a silver democracy

Japan Update 2016

The fourth annual Japan Update will take place on Wednesday 21 September 2016. This year's theme is 'Reinventing Japan'.

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Japan Update 2016

Can Japan's opposition parties compete?

Japan will hold its upper house elections on 10 July. Corey Wallace explains what the elections mean for Prime Minister Abe and the newly realigned opposition.

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Can Japan's opposition parties compete?

The consequences of Japan's shrinking

AJRC Co-director Dr Shiro Armstrong examines the implications of Japan's shrinking population for the economy and future outlook.

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The consequences of Japan's shrinking

Latest AJRC Working Paper no. 03/2016

The third AJRC Working Paper for 2016 is available now: 'The term structure of credit spreads and business cycle in Japan' by Tatsuyoshi Okimoto and Sumiko Takaoka

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Latest AJRC Working Paper no. 03/2016

Latest AJRC Working Paper no. 02/2016

The second AJRC Working Paper for 2016, 'Fiscal Sustainability in Japan' by Shiro Armstrong and Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, has been published.

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Latest AJRC Working Paper no. 02/2016

The Australia - Japan Research Centre

The Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) is the centre of research, teaching and outreach on the Japanese economy in Australia. AJRC also conducts research to better understand the Australia-Japan relationship and both countries’ strategic interests in the Asia Pacific economy. Established in 1980 with support from the governments and business communities in both Australian and Japan, the research encompasses trade, finance, macroeconomics, structural and regulatory reform, as well as international economic relations.

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Australia and Japan in the Region Forum

Volume 4, Number 9,
September 2016

Accommodating youth and women in a silver democracy
By Nobuhiro Aizawa

Volume 4, Number 8,
July 2016

Reforming Japan’s greying agricultural sector
By Patricia L. Maclachlan and Kay Shimizu

Volume 4, Number 7,
July 2016

Will Tokyo elect its first female governor?
By Donna Weeks

Volume 4, Number 6,
June 2016

Can Japan's opposition parties compete?
By Corey Wallace

Volume 4, Number 5,
May 2016

The consequences of Japan’s shrinking
By Shiro Armstrong

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