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Human trafficking in Japan
... in terms of prosecution of offenders, protection of victims, and prevention.
that fully comply with minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking are placed on Tier 1.
The old world’s ageing companies
... business services and health services). This is the template for the Japan and Europe that might have been – and could still be -- if
get their acts together! References: ...
Japan’s messy migration policies
... schools. And juvenile delinquency and crime has also increased dramatically. There have been no attempts at national integration policy, until recently. Local
are making various efforts ...
Japan's muddled development cooperation
... NGOs can be a way to get around corrupt developing country
. And it can help the development of strong civil societies and democratic institutions. But only 3 per cent of Japan’s aid goes ...
Trade’s developmental magic
... products efficiently,
had to resort to protectionism which stifled development. Specializing in your comparative advantage means that you are doing what you are best at. It also means ...
Why Asia needs better developed bond markets?
... In many countries, bank finance was used as an instrument of industrial policy, thereby distorting financial market development away from corporate bond markets. Also in many countries,
Urbanization and labor markets in Asia
... in extreme cases murder by
and by employers and businesses. The Americas was the deadliest region last year, but Asia has not been spared violence. Killings were recorded in Bangladesh, Pakistan, ...
New Structural Economics and Development
... to facilitate market-based development. However, one issue that Lin does not discuss is the need for a government which is well-intentioned, competent and not corrupt. Such
are few and far ...
SME financing and the crisis
... difficult for SMEs to obtain finance. So, even in normal economic conditions
have recognized that, to survive and grow, SMEs need specific policies and programs especially to facilitate ...
Innovation: Not all peaches and cream
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... OECD is now launching an innovation strategy to help
the world over win the innovation game, the Forum learned. But is innovation all peaches and cream? Many civil society and trade union ...
... moving backwards. Western
have made many promises to provide increased assistance to these countries, promises which are rarely fulfilled. Should we be worried? Read more ...