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OECD's 2011 review of the Japanese economy. This edition includes chapters covering the economic recovery, achieving fiscal stability, Japan's growth strategy to create demand and jobs, education reform in Japan, and labour market reforms to improve growth and equity.
Table of contents:
Executive summary Assessment and recommendations Chapter 1.Japanís economic recovery: seeking a self-sustained expansion and an end to deflation -Japanís recovery from the 2008 global economic crisis -Japanís short-term economic outlook -Monetary and exchange rate policies -The medium-term outlook: sustaining growth and addressing the fiscal problem Chapter 2.Achieving fiscal sustainability in Japan -Fiscal developments through 2010 -The 2010 Fiscal Management Strategy -Overcoming the structural budget deficit and achieving fiscal sustainability -Reform of the fiscal policy framework -Conclusion Chapter 3.Japanís New Growth Strategy to create demand and jobs -Overview of the New Growth Strategy -Policies in the New Growth Strategy by sector -Conclusion Chapter 4.Education reform in Japan -Overview of the Japanese education system -Policies to improve educational outcomes -Increasing efficiency: more value for money in education -Reducing the burden on families -Reducing inequality in education -Strengthening vocational education and training -Increasing the role of the education system in innovation -Conclusion Chapter 5.Labour market reforms to improve growth and equity -Labour market dualism -Encouraging greater labour market participation -Conclusion