Takamitsu Sawa

For Takamitsu Sawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nov 21, 2016

Boosting Japanese innovation

To revive Japan's international competitiveness, the educational system must teach students how to think, make judgements and express themselves.

In the electronics doldrums

Aug 22, 2016

In the electronics doldrums

The main culprit of Japan's economic doldrums during the past quarter century is the stagnation of its electronic equipment manufacturers.

How to stimulate demand

Jul 17, 2016

How to stimulate demand

The true value of flexible fiscal policy lies in stimulating domestic demand through meaningful fiscal spending while at the same time ensuring restoration of fiscal health.