The Frontiers of Economic Policy Analysis Volume 1
Economic Vitality in the Face of Low Fertility and an Aging Population

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written and edited by FUJITA Masahisa, YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi
Publisher Nippon Hyoronsha
ISBN 978-4-535-55652-2
Publication Date March 2011

Table of Contents

Foreword   Economic growth under conditions of low fertility and aging population
Part I
Chapter 1   Product innovation and economic growth: Experiences of Japan
Chapter 2   Empirical analysis of IT and productivity: Comparisons between Japan and the U.S.
Chapter 3   Change in plant ownership and impact on product strategy and productivity in new industry
Part II
Chapter 4   Social security system and public finance: Sustainability, efficiency, and equity
Chapter 5   Mild deflation alongside the zero-bound interest rate
Chapter 6   On a need for a comprehensive panel data on the elderly in Japan
Chapter 7   Constructing new macroeconomic models
Chapter 8   Challenges for realizing a work-life balance

* This publication is in Japanese. An English translation is not available.