Population and the Japanese economy: longevity, innovation, and economic growth

By: Yoshikawa, Hiroshi
Contributor(s): Stewart, Charles [Translator]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Japan libraryPublisher: Tokyo Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC) 2020Description: 206 p. ill. Includes bibliographical referencesISBN: 9784866580562Subject(s): Japan | Population | Japanese economy | Technological innovationsDDC classification: 330.952 Summary: Japan, a country where population decline is progressing and the number of workers is decreasing. While the fiscal deficit continues to expand, rural regions are in a crisis of disappearance. Isn’t the decline of the nation already inevitable? Versus such preconceptions, economics which has struggled with population issues over many years responds “No!” Innovation holds the key to economic growth, and the fact that Japan is one of the world’s leading longevity societies poses an opportunity. This book sweeps away the “population decline pessimism” that has spread throughout Japan and approaches the real issues of the Japanese economy. https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/873a0db00ee75762290ad04a621da7af38d5f4c7.html
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Slot 544 (0 Floor, West Wing) Non-fiction 330.952 Y6P6 (Browse shelf) Available 203794

Originally published in the Japanese language as "Jinko to Nihon keizai: choju, inobeshon, keizai seicho" by "Chuokoron Shinsha" in "2016"

Table of contents

Economics and populations
Population decline and the Japanese economy
The fruit called longevity
What does economics mean for people.

Japan, a country where population decline is progressing and the number of workers is decreasing. While the fiscal deficit continues to expand, rural regions are in a crisis of disappearance. Isn’t the decline of the nation already inevitable? Versus such preconceptions, economics which has struggled with population issues over many years responds “No!” Innovation holds the key to economic growth, and the fact that Japan is one of the world’s leading longevity societies poses an opportunity. This book sweeps away the “population decline pessimism” that has spread throughout Japan and approaches the real issues of the Japanese economy.

https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/873a0db00ee75762290ad04a621da7af38d5f4c7.html

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