Research Programs: Special Projects

Study on the Medium- to Long-term Social Security System

Project Leader/Sub-Leader

OSHIO Takashi

OSHIO Takashi (Faculty Fellow)



As a follow-up of the preliminary report by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)'s Vice-Minister and young officials project, this research investigates a variety of issues related to the medium- to long-term social security and tax systems in Japan. The specific topics are as follows:
1) Reconsidering the definition of elderly people and constructing a lifelong working society.
2) Conversion toward a self-supporting healthcare and long-term care systems.
3) Desirable allocation of additional revenue raised from the consumption tax rate hike focusing on child rearing and education expenditures.

October 2, 2017 - September 30, 2019

Major Research Results


RIETI Discussion Papers


RIETI Discussion Papers