Fix Japan's misallocation of human resources

Commentary / Japan Jul 14, 2019

Fix Japan's misallocation of human resources

by Takamitsu Sawa

Medical schools at universities are becoming unprecedentedly popular among high school students seeking to advance to higher education. Many high schools' websites exhibit not only the number of graduates who have successfully entered well-known national, public and private universities, but also how many have ...

Commentary / World Jul 13, 2019

In praise of demographic decline

by Adair Turner

Our expanding ability to automate human work across all sectors makes an ever-growing workforce increasingly irrelevant to improvements in human welfare. That's good news for most of the world, but not for Africa.