Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Keiichiro Kobayashi, 08 March 2019

    Keiichiro Kobayashi discusses the concept of 'future design' – where people are asked to become an imaginary future generation and to think and act in the interests of that generation – and how it might be incorporated into policymaking.  

  • Danny Leipziger, 05 March 2019

    In this post, Danny Leipziger argues that South Korea's pre-occupation with North Korea, and the hope that an economic alliance will soon be formed, may be a misguided wish. South Korea needs to fix its internal fractures before it takes on new and unknown economic challenges.

  • Shiro Armstrong, 01 March 2019

    As current president of the G20, Japan has the opportunity to shepherd the global economy through a period of great uncertainty. As Shiro Armstrong argues in this post, however, the task is tough.

  • Diane Coyle, 28 February 2019

    Diane Coyle reviews Geoffrey Bowker and Susan Star's 1999 book, "Sorting Things Out", which looks at classification systems and how they shape people’s behaviour.

  • Yasuyuki Todo, 27 February 2019

    Time and time again, research has shown that protectionist measures tend to dampen business conditions in the very countries implementing such policies. In this post, Yasuyuki Todo asks what can explain the recently intensifying trends toward protectionism.


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