Policy Challenges in a Time of Crisis Archive

  • In times of national crisis it is tempting to put international affairs on the back burner and turn inward. But the results of a recent simulation analysis suggest that the future economic health of the tsunami-stricken Tōhoku district—and of Japan as a whole—could hinge on the role we play in East Asia's regional economy.

    The East Asian Connection in Post-Quake Recovery

    In times of national crisis it is tempting to put international affairs on the back burner and turn inward. But the results of a recent simulation analysis suggest that the future economic health of the tsunami-stricken Tōhoku district—and of Japan as a whole—could hinge on the role we play in East Asia's regional economy.

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  • The devastation from the March 11 earthquake and tsunamis has been compounded by accidents at a major nuclear power station. Even as the government scrambles to manage these ongoing crises, it must address other serious issues Japan faces.

    Keeping Sight of Japan’s Other Serious Issues

    The devastation from the March 11 earthquake and tsunamis has been compounded by accidents at a major nuclear power station. Even as the government scrambles to manage these ongoing crises, it must address other serious issues Japan faces.

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