Takamitsu Sawa

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

Humanities under attack

/ Aug 23, 2015

Humanities under attack

Moves in the halls of power to downgrade, if not outright strip, the humanities and social sciences nation's universities are both outrageous and wrongheaded.

/ Feb 15, 2015

Growth-stunting technology

Though information and communications technology has made remarkable strides since 1991, it appears to have stunted Japan's economic growth rate.

'Abenomics' in the spotlight

/ Dec 9, 2014

'Abenomics' in the spotlight

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe blames the opposition camp for criticizing "Abenomics" without presenting lternatives. But finding a way to put today's economy on a virtuous circle is akin to trying to create something out of nothing.