Shinji Fukukawa

For Shinji Fukukawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Apr 21, 2015

Globalism in need of revival

Heavily dependent on other countries for markets and resources, Japan must take a leading role in promoting globalism.

Dec 8, 2014

Post-'Abenomics' reforms

Japan needs to address six major challenges in the post-Abenomics era with an eye toward structural reforms aimed at reviving Japan's influence on the global scene.

Jul 8, 2014

Japan's innovation challenge

The Abe administration's capacity for deciding how to raise the birthrate, improve child-care facilities, realize an appropriae work-life balance and promote other "innovations" that enable Japan to solve its many problems is now being tested.