Is Abe’s womenomics working?

Dr Helen Macnaughtan, SOAS University of London, discusses progress to date with Shinzo Abe's womenomics and highlights some of the key barriers that could inhibit its ultimate success.

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Is Abe’s womenomics working?

Storm brews over Japan’s new security laws

Crawford School's Ben Ascione discusses the debate over Japan's new security bills and highlights the potential impact of the bills on Shinzo Abe's prime ministership and on Japan's regional security environment.

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Storm brews over Japan’s new security laws

State of the nation: Japan—The promise beyond Japan’s lost decades

Crawford School’s Dr Shiro Armstrong led a team of experts from Japan to promote the launch of a new book that examines Japan’s ‘lost decades’.

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State of the nation: Japan—The promise beyond Japan’s lost decades

AJRC Biannual Newsletter Issue No.1 2015

The AJRC recently published its first issue of the Biannual Newsletter for 2015. The latest and all the back issues of the biannual newsletter, as well as past Annual Reports can be accessed from AJRC website.

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AJRC Biannual Newsletter Issue No.1 2015

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto receives Junko Maru Prize 2015

Associate Professor Tatsuyoshi Okimoto has been awarded the 2015 Junko Maru Prize for his paper “Asymmetric increasing trends in dependence in international equity markets” in the Journal of Banking & Finance.

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Tatsuyoshi Okimoto receives Junko Maru Prize 2015

Latest AJIR Forum - Japan needs to think big on Asian strategy

Dr Yoichi Funabashi and Andrea Ryoko Ninomiya from the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation discuss why Japan will miss its opportunity to become a stabilising force in Asia .

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Latest AJIR Forum - Japan needs to think big on Asian strategy

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Australia and Japan in the Region Forum

Volume 3, No 8,
August 2015

Is Abe’s womenomics working?
By Helen Macnaughtan

Volume 3, Number 7,
July 2015

Storm brews over Japan’s new security laws
By Ben Ascione

Volume 3, Number 6,
June 2015

Japan needs to think big on Asian strategy
By Yoichi Funabashi Andrea Ryoko Ninomiya

Volume 3, Number 5,
May 2015

Why a strong Australia-Japan relationship matters
By Tomohiko Satake

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