Accepting Immigrants: Japan's Last Opportunity for Economic Revival


Toshihiro Menju

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 169


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: June 27, 2012
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Toshihiro Menju, Managing Director of the Japan Center for International Exchange, explains why “A proactive decision on accepting immigrants could very well be a constructive solution for two of Japan’s most salient problems: a shrinking economy spurred by a declining population.”

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