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What is the prospects of trilateral cooperation to the WTO reform?

I had an opportunity to participate in the Japan Trilateral Forum held in Brussels on Octobe...
(05/10/2018)

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Sayuri Ito

Sayuri Ito
Economic Research Department

Crowd work: The rise of unstable work and potential measures to prevent the proliferation of the working poor

Recently, phrases like “gig economy” and “crowd worker” are commonly used in mass media. “C...
(07/09/2017)

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Kim Myoungjung

Kim Myoungjung
Social Improvement and Life Design Research Department

Overseas Property Investments by Asian Insurers-Chinese Insurers Emerge as Global Main Players-

Asian insurers have noticeably increased property investments in recent years backed by t...
(31/01/2017)

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mamoru masumiya

Interest Rate Concerns Emerge, Property Prices Forecasted to Decline after Going Sideways~The Thirteenth Japanese Property Market Survey~

The thirteenth annual property market survey indicated that the current sentiment remain...
(27/01/2017)

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mamoru masumiya

Japanese Property Market Quarterly Review, Third Quarter 2016-Inbound Demand Peaks Out Affecting Retail Stores and Hotels-

Japanese real GDP maintained a positive q-o-q growth for the third consecutive quarter. Ho...
(08/11/2016)

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mamoru masumiya

Asian Insurers, Increasingly Influential Property Investors-Mainland Chinese Insurers Follow Taiwanese and Koreans-

Asian insurers have noticeably increased property investments in recent years. Followin...
(30/08/2016)

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mamoru masumiya

Cross Border Capital Flows into Japanese Properties in 2015-Risk-Off Sentiment Restrains Property Transactions-

While the risk-off sentiment spread into financial markets all over the world, the transac...
(12/04/2016)

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mamoru masumiya

The Current Status of the Earned Income Tax Credit in South Korea and the Implication to Japan―Earned Income Tax Credit or Reduced Tax Rate? ―

On January 1, 2008, South Korean government introduced an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) t...
(15/03/2016)

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Kim Myoungjung

Kim Myoungjung
Social Improvement and Life Design Research Department

Property Investments by Asian Insurers -Potentially Active Investors into Japan-

Foreign capital inflows to the Japanese property investment market have recently increas...
(17/02/2016)

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mamoru masumiya

Outlook Reverses, Divergence in Forecasts of Property Price Peak from 2015 to 2018~The Twelfth Japanese Property Market Survey~

The twelfth annual property market survey indicated that the current sentiment remained s...
(25/01/2016)

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mamoru masumiya

Japanese Property Market Quarterly Review, Third Quarter 2015-Markets Steady but Some Weaknesses Creeping In-

Japanese economic recovery has not been obvious from the negative q-o-q GDP growth in the se...
(16/11/2015)

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mamoru masumiya

Japanese Property Market Quarterly Review,Second Quarter 2015-Housing Starts Recover, Foreign Visitors Boost Hotel and Retail-

■SummaryJapan’s real GDP shrank due to declining exports in the second quarter for t...
(12/08/2015)

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Kazumasa Takeuchi

Comparison between South Korea and Japan (1): Starting Salary for New University Graduates - Is the Starting Salary for University Graduates in South Korea Higher than in Japan? -

According to the “Survey Result of Wage Adjustment 2014” announced by the South KoreaEmplo...
(16/06/2015)

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Kim Myoungjung

Kim Myoungjung
Social Improvement and Life Design Research Department

Japanese Property Market Quarterly Review, First Quarter 2015 -Office Rents Steady and Transactions Increase-

■SummaryJapan`s real GDP growth is likely to become negative at -1% in fiscal 2014, however...
(15/05/2015)

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Eriko Kato

Japanese Companies Expand Asian Property Businesses into Southeast Asian Countries

■SummaryWhile many global companies focus on Asian businesses, even Japanese companies i...
(17/04/2013)

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mamoru masumiya

The Emerging Asian Economic Outlook

Overall, the growth rate of emerging Asian economies has slowed down since last year. It see...
(22/02/2013)

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The Emerging Asian Economic Outlook

Overall, the growth rate of emerging Asian economies has slowed down since last year. It see...
(22/02/2013)

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Takeshi Takayama

Increasingly keener competition in Asia among the major Japanese, American, and European retailers with the powerful Asian retailers also joining the competition

The number of middle and wealthy class people with purchasing power of more expensive durab...
(27/09/2012)

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Tomikazu Hiraga

Tomikazu Hiraga
Insurance Research Department

Do First Movers Have an Edge in the E-Money Market?

  The sight of people sweeping smart card train passes at turnstiles and mobile ...
(09/11/2010)

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Naoko Kuga

Naoko Kuga
Social Improvement and Life Design Research Department

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