It is premature to think that a decline in the public pension benefits is inevitable given to the aging of the population and the low birthrate.
For Masaharu Takenaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The Japanese people's tendency to still lean toward pessimism over the state of the economy may be attributable to their cultural traits.
Why does a stock market fall in Japan lead to a stronger yen, while a surge in share prices has the opposite effect?
Parties on both the left and right in developing countries have entered into a chaotic age.